Emergency extended to Japan, military reinforcements in Sydney … Corona virus update

New Activities, New Reports and Highlights: An update on the latest developments in the Govt-19 epidemic worldwide.

The situation in France

The number of Covid-19 patients in intensive care services continues to rise in France, with the trend described as “dangerous”, according to figures released by the Public Health France on Friday.

After crossing the index of 1,000 patients the day before, intensive care services counted 1,015 patients on Friday, 1,015 on Thursday and 872 a week ago. 165 new patients were admitted within 24 hours of these services treating the most serious cases. The index fell below the 1000 mark on July 7 before slowly beginning to rise.

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The number of hospital admissions also increased slightly, to 7,363 patients on Friday (including 640 admitted in the last 24 hours), 7,236 on Thursday and 6,802 the previous Friday. Public Health France describes Friday as “dangerous”, emphasizing that “there is a very strong trend for an increase in hospital admissions”, while we were “at a much lower level” than previous waves.

The number of people admitted to the seven-day hospital dropped from about 1,700 to 2,700 a week. During the third wave, in April, the level rose to “more than 10,000”, and during the second wave, in the fall of 2020, to “almost 20,000”, the epidemiologist at the public institution, Dolphin Vriat, stressed on Friday.

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According to a study released on Friday, people who have not been vaccinated against Covit-19 represent about 85% of hospitalized patients in France, including intensive care, and 78% of deaths from the virus.

The state of the world

The epidemic has at least done 4,202,179 died In the world from the end of December 2019, at 10 am on Friday, according to a report established by AFP from official sources.

United States Country with highest mortality (612 122), Before Brazil (554 497), பிண்டே (423 217), Mexico (239 997) And Peru (196 214)

Taking into account the high number of deaths directly and indirectly linked to Covit-19, the WHO estimates that the number of infections may be two to three times higher than officially established.

Military reinforcements in Sydney

About 300 soldiers will be parked on the streets of Sydney on Monday evening in the coming days to ensure compliance with control in Australia’s largest city.

Japan: Extended state of emergency

The Japanese government on Friday decided to extend the state of emergency in Tokyo to three neighboring departments and to Osaka (west).

Japan, which has faced new outbreaks, has approved the use of the Astrogenogen vaccine for people 40 years of age or older. So far only vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna have been used.

Vaccines: Heart attack in adolescence

Heart attack has been diagnosed in adolescents since children between the ages of 12-17, the pharmaceutical company (ANSM) announced Friday, which also indicates a “possible signal” of menstrual disorders (heavy or late periods) after vaccination.

The Americans insisted on wearing a mask

Within four weeks of celebrating National Day, smiling without a mask in the middle of a thousand guests at the White House, Joe Biden assured his comrades that it was “summer of freedom” that had to take a series on Thursday. Symbolic film, for the first time in months, the US president with a black mask entered the room where journalists were waiting for him.

Americans, even those who have been vaccinated, are once again being asked to wear masks on areas where the virus is circulating. Non-vaccinated federal employees must wear masks everywhere and undergo routine testing. To encourage more reluctance to vaccinate, Joe Biden called on local authorities to pay $ 100 for any new person to be vaccinated, and received emergency funding to deal with the outbreak.

Israel prescribes a third drug over 60s

Israel, which has launched its largest vaccination campaign and is proud to be the first to emerge from the crisis, on Thursday re-established a mandatory health pass in places where more than 100 people are staying. The Hebrew state also begins its first “complementary” vaccination campaign on Sunday with a third dose for people over 60.

In Europe, where many countries are facing a fourth wave, it is time to turn the tide. In Spain, curfews have been extended in parts of Barcelona and Catalonia, and France has ordered the restoration of control over the Reunion Islands and Martinique this weekend, where officials assess the situation as “dramatic”.

However, everywhere, pressure is mounting to speed up vaccination, with more than four billion anti-Govt vaccines being administered worldwide, according to an AFP figure on Thursday from official sources. However, the vaccine is very unequal: high-income countries have given an average of 97 doses per 100 citizens, compared to the 1.6 dose in poorer countries.

On Thursday, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned of a “rise” in pollution in fifteen countries in the Maghreb, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, which faces a fourth wave, mainly with unvaccinated populations. The Kovacs organization, which allows poor countries to receive free vaccines with funding from more rich countries, expects to receive 250 million doses of the vaccine in the next six to eight weeks, the WHO said.

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