New Activities, New Reports, and Highlights: An update on the latest developments in the Govt-19 epidemic worldwide.
10 million French people received booster dose
Ten million French people have received the booster dose of the Covit-19 vaccine, Health Minister Oliver Vernon announced Saturday evening.
“10 million French people have taken their booster dose to maintain their defenses against goiter. New appointments will continue to open every day so that everyone who qualifies can make their reminder at the right time.He tweeted.
France has a population of 67 million and everyone over the age of 18 is eligible for the booster dose.
Struggles in Austria
Tens of thousands of people in Austria protested on Saturday for the third week in a row Against government measures to combat the corona virusThe police have announced that vaccination will be mandatory, especially from February.
“Many were arrested for disturbing public order,” police identifiedOver 40,000Protesters in Vienna after several rallies in the capital.
A booster dose in Mexico soon
For those over the age of 65 in Mexico, the booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccine will be given in the coming days, in anticipation of the onset of winter and after the first Omicron infection is detected in his area. The state announced Saturday.
“We will start the booster vaccination from next Tuesday.“For the elderly,” Mexican President Andres Manuel Lபpez Obrador told a news conference.
The first case of Omigran in Chile
Chile announced the first case Variation Omicron du Corona virus On its territory on November 25 with a traveler from Ghana.
“The foreigner, who lives in Chile, entered the country with a negative PCR test“But upon arrival at the airport, the mandatory additional test gave a positive result, according to a statement from the Ministry of Regional Health in Valparaiso, Chile, 120 km west of the capital Santiago.
Screw tower in Morocco
The Moroccan government has decidedAll festivals and major cultural and art events are prohibited Due to the spread of the new Omicron variant, according to a report.
This decision has been made “Based on legal provisions relating to the management of health emergencies and the strengthening of preventive measures necessary to control the spread of the new corona virus“, Refers to a press release issued by the MAP Press on Friday evening.
There is no New Year in Rio de Janeiro
City officials announced Saturday that the city of Rio de Janeiro will not be celebrating the New Year with regular celebrations as the new Omigron variant arrives in Brazil.
The decision raises fears that the prestigious festival, which was scheduled to take place from February 25 to March 1, may be canceled, which was already canceled last year due to the Govt-19 epidemic.
More than 5.2 million deaths
The epidemic has killed at least 5.2 million people worldwide since the end of 2019, according to a report released by AFP in mid-Friday from official sources.
The death toll was 788,181 more than in Brazil (615,570), India (470,115), Mexico (294,715) and Russia (278,857), the worst country in the United States.
The WHO estimates that the number of epidemics in the world could be two to three times higher, taking into account the high number of deaths directly and indirectly linked to Govt-19.
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