08.20Sao Paulo receives the first batch of the Chinese vaccine amid the escalation of new coronavirus casesThe first batch of the vaccine from the Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac arrived in Sao Paulo this Thursday, with 120,000 doses, in a context of an increase in daily cases registered in the state, as well as an increase in hospitalizations of 26 percent.
Following this first shipment, another 46 million doses of CoronaVac, the vaccine name, are expected to arrive in January, one of four currently in phase 3 clinical trials in Brazil.08.11Mexico exceeds 100,000 deaths from coronavirus after adding 576 new deathsMexico has exceeded 100,000 deaths from coronavirus this Thursday, after the country’s Ministry of Health has confirmed that 576 people have died in the last 24 hours.
Specifically, 100,104 people have lost their lives due to the disease since the beginning of the health crisis, while a total of 1,019,543 have been infected with COVID-19.08.01Colombia registers almost 200 new deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hoursColombian health authorities have reported this Thursday that 198 people have lost their lives due to the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, so the death toll rises to 34,761. Likewise, the Ministry of Health has updated the number of accumulated cases that the country has registered since the outbreak of the pandemic, which already stands at 1,225,490 cases, after adding another 7,487 new positives. In Colombia, 1,132,393 patients from COVID-19 have been recovered, of which 7,209 have been discharged this last day, while 55,541 cases remain active.
07.54Peru adds 717 new infections of COVID-19 and 44 deaths from the diseaseThe Peruvian Ministry of Health has notified 717 new cases of coronavirus this Thursday and 44 deaths due to the disease, amid criticism from the country’s College of Nurses against the return of the Minister of Health, Pilar Mazzetti, as head of the purse. In addition, the authorities have also reported in the daily balance that 141 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, so the number of recovered already rises to 871,534. While the total number of cases accumulated in the Andean country is already 943,917 and 35,446 have died from Covid-19.
07.47California imposes curfew for one month The governor of California, Gavin Newsom, has decreed this Thursday a curfew in most of the state as a measure to curb the high rate of infections registered in recent days, a measure that will be in effect for a month, until the next 21 of December. Newsom’s decision comes three days after he announced the return to more restrictive measures due to the increase in daily infections registered in the state, when he already assured that they did not rule out imposing a curfew in the face of “the largest increase in cases since the beginning of this pandemic. In this sense, this more restrictive measure has finally been imposed through an order issued by the State Department of Public Health, which will go into effect next Saturday and will apply until December 21.07.43Sao Paulo receives the first batch of the Chinese vaccine amid the escalation of new coronavirus casesThe first batch of the vaccine from the Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac arrived in Sao Paulo this Thursday, with 120,000 doses, in a context of an increase in daily cases registered in the state, as well as an increase in hospitalizations of 26 percent. Following this first shipment, another 46 million doses of CoronaVac, the vaccine name, are expected to arrive in January, one of four currently in phase 3 clinical trials in Brazil. The Chinese vaccine has been involved in controversies this past November, since the National Agency for Sanitary Surveillance (Anvisa) of Brazil suspended the tests due to the death of one of the volunteers who participated in the trials, although two days later it authorized its resumption.07.24Honduras adds 103,551 Covid-19 infections and 2,853 deaths in 8 monthsThe number of infections with covid-19 in Honduras increased this Thursday to 103,551, while the deaths to 2,853 in eight months of the pandemic, reported the state National Risk Management System (Sinager). Of just 317 new laboratory PCR tests processed, 63 were positive, with which the infections rose to 103,551, the health agency said in a statement. To the Sinager statistics, 14 new cases of deaths from the same disease were added, for a total of 2,853, from the first ten that were registered at the end of March. Today 564 people who are hospitalized were also diagnosed, of which 412 have a stable condition, 138 are in serious condition and 14 are in intensive care units nationwide.07.08China adds 17 imported cases and warns of a possible fourth wave of cases in Hong KongThe Ministry of Health of China has reported this Friday that 17 new cases of coronavirus have been counted, all of them imported, while some health advisers from the Government of Hong Kong warn of the proximity of a fourth wave in the city after the last dozen of infections and another 20 awaiting confirmation. The number of imported Covid-19 cases has risen to 3,752 in the country, while the total number of positives nationwide is 86,398. Of the last 17 imported infections, six have been registered in Fujian province, four in Shanghai, three in Shaanxi, and two more in Guangzhou. Beijing and Sichuan province have added one more case, respectively.
06.48India Surpasses 9 Million Covid-19 InfectionsIndia on Friday surpassed nine million cases of coronavirus, of which 132,162 have died since the beginning of the pandemic, which keeps it as the second most affected country in the world despite a significant decrease in infections for weeks. According to the latest data from the Indian Ministry of Health, the country confirmed more than 45,000 new COVID-19 infections in the last day, raising the total since the beginning of the pandemic to 9,004,365, 20% of the total cases in the world. However, the figures for the Asian country have remained in constant decline. India has achieved a recovery rate of over 93% while medical discharges far exceed the number of new infections, except for today when for the first time in weeks the number of infections exceeded recoveries.06.40South Australia to lift Covid-19 lockdownThe government of the state of South Australia announced this Friday that it will advance the end of the strict six-day confinement that it had ordered to its more than 1.7 million inhabitants for the covid-19, after controlling the outbreak that was detected last end of week in the city of Adelaide. South Australian Police Commissioner Grant Stevens told a news conference in Adelaide that “from midnight on Saturday we will re-adopt a series of restrictions similar to those we imposed at the beginning of the week.” In this way, the strict confinement will end tomorrow, which began on Wednesday night and is considered the most severe imposed in Australia at the moment, since it prevented the inhabitants of the state from exercising outdoors and taking their children for a walk. pets.06.31Mexico exceeds 100,000 deaths from Covid-19Mexico reported 576 new deaths from the covid-19 pandemic this Thursday, bringing the number of fatalities to 100,104 in the country, authorities from the Ministry of Health reported. In addition, in the last 24 hours, 4,472 new infections were registered, for a total of 1,019,543 confirmed cases. With these figures, Mexico is the eleventh country with the most infections and the fourth with the most deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. “Today in Mexico we have 100,000 deaths from covid-19, this is an unusual number, Mexican society had no previous history of an acute infectious disease that could cause such a rapid spread and affect the lives of so many people”, ” said the undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, strategist against the pandemic in the daily press conference.
06.19US advises against traveling for Thanksgiving amid uptick in casesAfter exceeding a quarter of a million deaths from the pandemic, alarms have been triggered in the United States due to the proximity of Thanksgiving, the holiday with the highest number of displacements in the country, and this Thursday the authorities recommended avoiding travel around these dates. Such is the concern caused by the possibility of infections multiplying by Thanksgiving, a date on which family gatherings are typical, that the governmental Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, in English) advised against travel during the holiday next week. “As we see an exponential growth in cases, and the probability that the disease or infection moves from one part of the country to another, we must recommend that travel be avoided at this time,” said the director of Incidents of the covid -19 from the CDC, Henry Walke, in a call with reporters.06.11Brazil walks to 200,000 deaths from covid and touches 6 million casesBrazil is heading towards 200,000 deaths from covid and is close to exceeding six million confirmed cases, at a time when the pandemic is accelerating again in the country, after several months of staying down, the Government reported on Thursday. According to the most recent bulletin of the Ministry of Health, the South American giant registered in the last 24 hours, 606 deaths from the coronavirus and 35,918 infections. Thus, the covid-19 already leaves in Brazil a total of 168,061 fatalities and 5,981,767 confirmed cases. The data released by the Ministry of Health indicates that the daily average of deaths from COVID in the last 14 days (456 deaths) rose 8.4% in relation to the moving average of two weeks ago, when it registered 416 deaths.
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