(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) “Anti-masks and anti-vaccine” in the United States and many places are showing violent trends. More than 100 people infected with the Tokyo Paralympic Games
China News Service, Beijing, August 22. Comprehensive news: The latest data from the official website of the World Health Organization shows that as of 17:22 on the 20th Central European Time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of new crown worldwide reached 209,876,613, and the cumulative number of deaths was 4,400,284.
Americas: The United States has more than a thousand deaths in consecutive days, “anti-masks, anti-vaccine” shows a trend of violence
Statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States show that on the 21st, the United States has nearly 240,000 new confirmed cases and 2045 new deaths. The cumulative number of confirmed cases is close to 37.67 million, and the cumulative number of deaths is close to 630,000.
The Associated Press reported on the 21st that the United States has increased the number of new crown deaths by more than 1,000 for four consecutive days, and the number of hospitalized patients has also shown a sharp increase. The epidemic situation is severe. But at the same time, the anti-vaccine and anti-mask protest movements in many parts of the United States are developing in the direction of violent conflict. Protesters in Hawaii surrounded the state government building and used loudspeakers and flashing lights to demonstrate to the staff in the building; in northern California and Texas, parents of students beat teachers because they were dissatisfied with the school’s mask epidemic prevention regulations; Kansas also showed up Protests against the regulations on children wearing masks indoors.
According to data released by the Brazilian Ministry of Health, Brazil has 28,388 new confirmed cases and 698 new deaths on the 21st. The cumulative number of confirmed cases of new crown is close to 20.56 million, and the cumulative number of deaths exceeds 570,000.
The state of São Paulo, the most severely affected state in Brazil, completely lifted restrictions on business hours and the number of receptions this week, and crowds began to appear in restaurants, bars and other places on weekends. The government of the Federal District, where the capital Brasilia is located, reported on the 21st that since the resumption of face-to-face teaching on August 5, 89 students or faculty members in the public school system have been diagnosed with the new crown.
According to data released by the Ministry of Health of Argentina on the 21st, there were 5,889 new confirmed cases and 147 new deaths in the country within 24 hours. The cumulative number of confirmed cases exceeded 5.13 million, and the cumulative number of deaths exceeded 110,000. The number of new confirmed cases of the new crown in the country has been declining for three consecutive months.
The Cuban Drug Regulatory Agency announced that it has approved the emergency use of two new crown vaccines “Sovereign 02” and “Sovereign Plus” independently developed by the country. The vaccine can be used for large-scale domestic vaccination and can be exported to other countries. The Cuban National Center for Control of Medicines, Equipment and Medical Devices announced on its official website on the 20th that the two vaccines have passed strict assessments of quality, safety and effectiveness. Both new crown vaccines are protein subunit vaccines, and three doses are required. The first and second doses are “Sovereign 02”, and the third dose is the booster “Sovereign Plus”. The vaccination interval between two adjacent doses For 28 days.
Europe: France has diagnosed a total of 6.6 million and Germany enters the fourth wave of epidemics
According to data released by the French Ministry of Health on the 21st, there were 22,636 new confirmed cases in France in a single day, the cumulative number of confirmed cases exceeded 6.6 million, and the cumulative number of deaths exceeded 110,000.
Due to the rapid spread of the delta mutant strain, the French Polynesia epidemic in the Pacific Ocean has deteriorated severely. It was announced that a two-week “city lockdown” measure will be implemented from the 23rd. The current incidence of new crowns in the region is as high as 2,800 people per 100,000 inhabitants, while the vaccination rate is only about 31%. The French Ministry of Health has announced that it will deploy medical supplies and send more medical staff to the local area to provide support.
According to data released on the British government website on the 21st, in the past 24 hours, there were 32,058 newly confirmed cases and 104 new deaths in the UK. The cumulative number of confirmed cases exceeded 6.46 million, and the cumulative number of deaths exceeded 130,000. The latest data show that more than 41.49 million people in the UK have completed two doses of vaccination, accounting for 76.3% of the adult population.
According to data released by the Robert Koch Institute, a German disease control agency, on the 21st, Germany has 8092 new confirmed cases in a single day, with a total of more than 3.86 million confirmed cases and a total of more than 90,000 deaths. The German official morbidity index used to monitor the severity of the new crown epidemic (the cumulative number of new diagnoses per 100,000 people in seven days) rose to 51.6, which is the first time the index has exceeded the 50 warning value since May this year. But at the same time, the rate of vaccination in Germany has dropped from an average of 1 million doses per day to an average of less than 500,000 doses per day.
The Robert Koch Institute issued a warning on the 20th that Germany has officially entered the fourth wave of the new crown epidemic. In order to boost the current slow progress of universal vaccination work, the German Federal Minister of Labor suggested on the 21st that employers should consider allowing employees to use the new crown vaccination during working hours.
According to data released on the 21st of the official website of the new coronavirus epidemic prevention in Russia, in the past 24 hours, Russia has newly confirmed 21,000 cases and 797 new deaths. The cumulative number of confirmed cases is close to 6.73 million, and the cumulative number of deaths exceeds 175,000.
Asia: Vietnam’s increasing number of cases continues to exceed 10,000 in Tokyo Paralympics, more than 100 infected people
According to data released by the Ministry of Health of Vietnam, there were 13,439 newly confirmed cases in Vietnam on the 21st, breaking 10,000 cases for 3 consecutive days and breaking records. The total number of confirmed cases was 336,707 and the total number of deaths was 7,540. Vietnam is still one of the Asian countries with the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rate. Its total population is 96.46 million, and the number of COVID-19 vaccination is close to 16.5 million doses.
Hanoi announced on the 21st that from 0:00 on the 23rd to September 6th, it will implement a two-week enhanced anti-epidemic measure. Especially during the National Day holidays and weekends, the epidemic prevention measures for shopping malls, markets, convenience stores and other places will be tightened. Residents of the “Green Zone” are allowed to go to the vegetable market once a week.
According to Japan’s NHK TV station, Japan reported 25,492 new confirmed cases on the 21st, which has exceeded 20,000 for three consecutive days, and 34 new deaths. The cumulative number of confirmed cases exceeds 1.28 million, and the cumulative number of deaths is 15,614.
The Tokyo Paralympic Games will open on the 24th. According to Japanese media reports, on the 22nd, the Paralympics related personnel added 30 new confirmed cases of new crowns, and the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee announced that the Paralympic related confirmed cases of new crowns have reached 131. At present, the relevant players have been isolated. The Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee will determine whether to allow these athletes to participate in training and competitions on the basis of daily testing.
A report from the Israel Defense Forces Military Intelligence Agency shows that after people are vaccinated with the new crown vaccine, even if they are infected, they will have a protective effect on others. The report stated that “even with the delta mutant strain, vaccinated people are much less likely to infect others than unvaccinated people.”
According to the latest data released by the Israeli Ministry of Health, there were 7,129 newly confirmed cases in the country on the 21st, with a total of more than 985,000 confirmed cases and a total of 6,775 deaths.
According to data released by the Indian Ministry of Health on the 22nd, in the past 24 hours, India has newly confirmed 30,948 new cases and 403 new deaths. The cumulative number of confirmed cases exceeds 32.42 million, and the cumulative number of deaths exceeds 430,000.
Africa and Oceania: Palau confirms two infections and ends “zero new crown cases”
Palau, a Pacific island country, announced two confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the country on the 21st. Two passengers arriving from Guam tested positive and they and their close contacts have been quarantined. Previously, Palau was one of the 14 “zero new crown cases” countries in the world confirmed by the World Health Organization.
According to data released by the South African Ministry of Health on the 21st, there were 13,261 new confirmed cases and 268 new deaths in a single day in South Africa. The cumulative number of confirmed cases exceeded 2.68 million, and the cumulative number of deaths was close to 80,000. (End)