New measures, new reports and highlights: An update on the latest development of the Kovid-19 epidemic in France and worldwide.
Status in france
According to data from Public Health France published on Friday evening, the number of new cases of Kovid-19 in France is not more than 21,000 contamination in 24 hours and hospital pressure is weak. The laboratories confirmed 21,217 cases in 24 hours as against 21,228 on the first day. Around 20,000 new cases have been reported every day since the beginning of the year, with the government expected to have 5,000 in mid-December.
The number of Kovid patients hospitalized across the country is 25,009 (24,983 Thursday, 24,735 Wednesday, 24,703 Tuesday, 24,812 Monday), with 1,634 arriving in 24 hours. Intensive care units, which welcome seriously ill patients, are always full, with 249 admissions a day, and a total of 2,730 in-patient beds. (2,716 sick Thursdays) In 24 hours, the disease killed 288 people (283 days ago), bringing the death toll to 69,601 since the start of the total epidemic. The positivity rate, which measures the positive percentage for new coronaviruses in those tested, remains constant at 6.5%.
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France recorded in 2020, a year marked by the Kovid-19 epidemic, some 53,900 more deaths than in 2019, i.e. a 9% higher death rate from all causes, according to a provisional report made public on Friday. Overall, “667,400 deaths from all causes have been reported in France in 2020, or 9% more than in 2018 or 2019”, specifies the statistical institution.
The number of deaths from new coronoviruses is even higher, especially because January and February 2020, before the onset of the epidemic, was marked by a lower mortality rate than in the same period of 2019 – especially the previous years. Seasonal flu is less viral than it is. In the first two months of the year, there were 7,500 fewer deaths in early 2019.
More than two million people have died worldwide since its discovery in China in December 2019, according to calculations made by AFP from official reports provided by authorities at 6:25 am GMT on Friday. Altogether, 2,000,066 deaths More than 93 million cases have been identified. Countries with the most deaths United States of america ()391926), after Brazil ()208 246) and of PInde ()151 918) is.
These figures are underestimated globally. They are based on daily reports of national health officials, without including reassessments based on statistical bases.
at least 35.61 million doses of vaccine According to calculations done by AFP from official sources, at least 58 countries and regions have already been administered worldwide.
In India, a huge vaccination campaign was launched
India on Saturday began vaccinating 1.3 billion people against Kovid-19, a major challenge complicated by security barriers, uncertain infrastructure and public mistrust. The second most populous country on the planet plans to vaccinate around 300 million people by July, as part of one of the world’s largest vaccination campaigns.
India is the second most affected country after the United States – by Kovid-19, with more than 10 million reported cases, even though the death rate is the lowest in the world. The 30 million healthcare workers and those most exposed to the disease will be vaccinated first, followed by approximately 270 million people over the age of 50 or who are highly vulnerable to coronovirus.
Delay in vaccine delivery
US laboratory Pfizer has confirmed that delivery of vaccines outside the United States will slow in late January, early February, time to modify the manufacturing process and thus increase the rate for the following weeks.
According to Ursula von der Leyen, the chairman of the European Commission, Pfizer assured the European Union that the promised dose would be delivered in the first quarter as planned.
France will have to “adjust the pace of vaccination” due to the expected “sharp drop” in deliveries.
Quarantine in the uk
The United Kingdom announced that it would come into force as of Monday, in addition to a negative test for Kovid-19, a quarantine on all passengers arriving from abroad, eliminating exemptions granted to certain countries, to avoid contamination. . By new variants.
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