China has punished dozens of local officials for failing to control the spread of the delta variant of the new coronavirus. In Wuhan, where the new corona was first confirmed, 9 people were confirmed to be infected as a result of examining 11.3 million people.
The new corona vaccine that US Moderna will supply to South Korea in August is expected to be less than half of the plan due to manufacturing-related issues.
Malaysia will relax restrictions on those who have completed vaccination, even though the number of newly infected people is close to a record high. In Thailand, the number of newly infected people continues to be close to the highest. As the infection spreads beyond major cities in Australia, more and more areas are being forced into lockdowns.
Australia’s Prime Minister Morrison’s assessment of the response to the new corona crisis has fallen to its lowest level since the pandemic began. Voters are exhausted from lockdowns as vaccinations do not progress rapidly. According to a Newspole poll published in the Australian newspaper on the 9th, 48% of the respondents evaluated Morrison’s response, a significant decrease from 85% in April last year.
Former Mexican President Fox and Mrs. Malta were hospitalized for the new corona infection. The two were reportedly calm. The former president, 79, thanked his supporters on social media.
Electric car maker Tesla has mandated workers at its battery factory in Reno, Nevada, to wear masks indoors, with or without vaccination.The Wall Street JournalI told you.
Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said in a CNN program on the 8th that booster vaccinations (additional vaccinations) for people with weak immune systems should be given “quite early”. Indicated. “These people need to think differently,” Fauci said.
Israeli Prime Minister Bennett said yesterday that one-third of the population over the age of 60 had already been boosted. He explained in a cabinet meeting that 420,000 people over the age of 60 received a third dose of Pfizer Biontech vaccine last week. The number of people who received the vaccination is expected to exceed 500,000 on the 8th.
Johns Hopkins University and BloombergAccording to aggregated data, the number of people infected with the new coronavirus in the world exceeded 202.7 million and the number of deaths exceeded 4.29 million.BloombergAccording to the vaccine tracker, the total number of corona vaccinations worldwide has exceeded 4.45 billion.
Original title:China Punishes Officials; S. Korea’s Jab Shortfall: Virus Update（抜粋）