06.48China detects 16 positives for coronavirus, 7 of them for local contagionThe National Health Commission of China reported today that the Asian country diagnosed 16 new cases of covid-19 this Friday, 9 of them imported and 7 due to local contagion. Local infections were registered in the cities of Tianjin (north, 5) and Shanghai (east, 2). Likewise, all the imported infections were registered in Shanghai. With the sum of the 18 asymptomatic patients announced today at the national level (all of them, cases from outside the Chinese borders), the total number of people under observation in this circumstance remains at 378, of which 374 are imported. Likewise, the health authorities detailed that, until last local midnight (16:00 GMT on Friday), 19 patients were discharged after successfully overcoming covid-19. Thus, the total number of active and symptomatic infected in mainland China stood at 296, of which one is in serious condition.
06.36Cuba and the EU seal a project to mitigate the impact of the pandemic Cuba and the European Union sealed this Friday to launch a project to mitigate the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on the Caribbean island, financed by the European bloc with an amount of 1.5 million euros. This cooperation agreement was concluded in the framework of the second Cuba-EU Political Dialogue on Sustainable Development (ADPC), held virtually. The delegations in the conversations were led by the Director General for Multilateral Affairs and International Law of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Rodolfo Reyes, and the Director for Latin America and the Caribbean of the General Directorate for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission, Jolita Butkeviciene .06.23The US is approaching 12 million infected by Covid-19The United States reached 11,895,876 confirmed cases of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and 254,297 deaths from the covid-19 disease this Friday, according to the independent count from Johns Hopkins University. This balance at 20.00 local time (01.00 GMT on Saturday) represents 197,215 new infections and 1,878 additional deaths compared to Thursday. The United States set an absolute record for new infections on Thursday, with 200,146 more cases than on Wednesday and also the highest number of deaths in 24 hours -2,239- since the beginning of May, in the middle of the explosion of the pandemic. Despite the fact that New York is no longer the state with the highest number of infections, it remains the worst hit in terms of deaths in the United States with 34,252. It is followed in number of deaths by Texas (20,748), California (18,595), Florida (17,889) and New Jersey (16,712).
06.23Argentina registers 9,608 new cases of coronavirusArgentina registered 9,608 new cases of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus this Friday, bringing the total number of infections to 1,359,042, while deaths rose to 36,790, after 261 deaths were confirmed in the last 24 hours. The number of known cases today marks a decrease compared to those registered this Thursday, when 10,097 infections were reported. According to the daily report released by the Argentine Ministry of Health, the province of Buenos Aires remains the district with the most confirmed cases so far (602,122, of which 2,305 were notified this Friday), followed by the country’s capital, with 155,869 confirmed infections, 410 of them reported today. In third place is the central province of Santa Fe, with a total of 136,009 positives, 1,757 notified this Friday.06.17Brazil exceeds six million infected by covid-19Brazil surpassed the mark of six million confirmed cases of covid-19 this Friday, after the notification of 38,397 new infections in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health reported today. The total number of infected in the South American country, one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, now stands at 6,020,164, according to the most recent bulletin released by the portfolio. In the same period, the authorities were also notified of 552 new deaths as a result of the disease, bringing the total number of deaths to 168,613. The Ministry also reported that 2,176 other suspected deaths are under investigation by health authorities for their possible relationship to the virus. The South American giant also has 5,422,102 recovered from covid-19, which is equivalent to 90.1% of the total infected, while another 429,449 patients are still under medical supervision.06.08The announcement of Pfizer, a hope in America to get out of the crisisAmerica, with 24 million cases of coronavirus, sees in the request that the companies Pfizer and BioNTech made this Friday in the United States to obtain an emergency authorization and begin to distribute their vaccine a first and concrete light that allows it to get out of the crisis health, social and economic that the pandemic generated. The pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech today requested an emergency authorization from the US drug regulator (FDA) to distribute the vaccine they developed and which has been shown to be up to 95% effective in tests preliminary clinics. However, so that the drug can be supplied to the population at risk as of next December, the FDA must first review the response data of volunteers to the vaccine, as well as certify its safety in children, the elderly and people of racial origin. diverse.
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