New Activities, New Reports and Highlights: An update on the latest developments in the Govt-19 epidemic worldwide.
Iran: Govt-19 death record
On Sunday, the same day that restrictions were lifted earlier this week to control the spread of the virus, the death toll associated with Kovit-19 officially reached a new daily record in Iran.
According to the Department of Health, 684 patients have died from the disease in the past 24 hours, shattering the previous record of 655 deaths reported on August 16.
Israel tests 3-year-old children
Israel on Sunday launched a campaign of anti-corona serological tests for children between the ages of 3 and 12 to study antibodies developed by unvaccinated youth at the beginning of the school year.
Children who have developed adequate antibodies will not be forced to isolate themselves if they control problems at school and expose themselves to the victim.
New Zealand: “Zero Govt” strategy threatened
New Zealand on Sunday acknowledged that its “zero cow” strategy was threatened by a highly contagious delta.
“(Delta) Unlike anything we have known since the beginning of the epidemic“, Said Chris Hipkins, the minister responsible for the fight against Govt-19.” It changes everything, which means that all of our current actions seem less relevant, and this raises questions about the future of our long-term strategy. ”
He announced 21 new cases related to a new epidemic that appeared last week in Auckland. In New Zealand, one of the lowest rates in developed countries, only 20% of the population is fully vaccinated.
In the United States, the Reverend Jesse Jackson was admitted to hospital
Reverend Jesse Jackson, a pastor and iconic civil rights activist in the United States, and his wife were hospitalized after a positive test for Covit-19, despite being vaccinated, his representatives announced Saturday.
Jesse Jackson, 80, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2017.
In Japan, Paralympic Games activities were strengthened
Organizers announced on Sunday for two days that health measures taken at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, whether it be the frequency of travel tests or travel restrictions, will be tightened to cope with the record waves of epidemics in Japan.
There are 131 cases among participants in the Paralympic Games before they even start.
Most of those who have tested positive so far are members of the sports organization or contractors living in Japan. Four athletes and ten media members have also tested positive.
More than 4.42 million people have died
The Covit-19 epidemic has killed more than 4.42 million people worldwide since the end of December 2019, according to a report established by AFP by the AFP at 10:00 a.m. Sunday.
The United States is the most affected country with 628,303 deaths, compared to Brazil (574,527 deaths), India (434,367), Mexico (252,927) and Peru (197,818).
Taking into account the high number of deaths directly and indirectly linked to Govt-19, the WHO estimates that the number of infections may be two to three times higher than estimated from official figures.
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