The Covit-19 epidemic has killed at least 4.28 million people and recorded more than 202 million cases worldwide since the end of 2019, according to a report by Agency France at midnight on Sunday, August 8, according to official press reports. However, the World Health Organization estimates that the number of deaths directly and indirectly linked to Covit-19 may be two to three times higher than officially established.
In Tunisia, a marathon vaccine day is trying to respond to the crisis
Tunisia, which has been facing a severe health crisis for months, launched an intensive vaccination campaign against Kovit-19 on Sunday. “Open Doors”, After receiving more than six million doses from Arab and Western countries. A total of 551,008 people over the age of 40 were vaccinated at 335 centers, at the initiative of President Guiz Saeed, the health ministry said. According to AFP reporters, the crowd was high in the middle. As of 1 p.m., more than 302,000 people had been vaccinated, according to the Ministry of Health’s monitoring unit.
Late in its vaccination campaign, Tunisia was severely affected by the delta variation: since March, the death toll from the new corona virus has more than doubled to more than 20,000. Officially, this country of 11 million people today has one of the worst mortality rates in the world associated with epidemics. With millions of doses of vaccine being poured into the following donations in recent weeks, Tunisia officially hopes to vaccinate about 50% of its population by mid-October. About two million people have received the first dose of the vaccine since the campaign began in March.
South Korea opens the vaccine to all adults
South Korea allows all adults in the country to be vaccinated against Govt-19 as of Monday, while fighting to control the re-emergence of the disease, which mainly affects young people who have not been vaccinated. Seoul was praised for managing the health crisis when it appeared in the country, undertook extensive tracking and communication tracking operations, and the sluggishness of the vaccine campaign allowed for the appearance of sporadic explosions. Types of contamination corona virus infections in the context of further spread.
According to official data, 45% of the South Korean population has received at least one dose of the vaccine, but only 15% are fully vaccinated, while the goal is to exceed 70% of the immunized population by September. Adults between the ages of 18 and 49 can make an appointment to get vaccinated from August 26th. Since the onset of the health crisis, more than 212,400 pollutants have been identified in the country, while 2,125 deaths related to Govt-19 have been reported.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, progress in Kinshasa but resurgence in Lubumbashi
Congolese officials have noted an overall improvement in the front line of the Govt-19 epidemic, especially in Kinshasa, but in Lubumbashi, who do not wear a mask could face up to seven days in prison, we learned Sunday from official sources.
“We have seen a significant drop in Govt-19 cases across the country, especially in Kinshasa, with some increase in the provinces.”, Houth-Kadanga, Lualaba, North Kivu and South Kivu, South and East of the country, Health Minister Jean-Jacques Mbungani pointed out after a meeting. “Multidisciplinary Response Team Against Govt-19 Epidemic” Prime Minister Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde on Friday. An expert report attesting to this decline was submitted to the Head of Government, “Who will discuss with the head of state, so appropriate action will be taken”He added in a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Services.
In Brunei, the first local cases discovered in fifteen months
Fifteen months after the first cases of local spread were discovered, Brunei imposed health restrictions to prevent the spread of Govt-19. The health ministry said on Saturday that seven local contaminants had been detected, urging the government to close all places of worship and postpone scheduled events for two weeks. Meetings during this period will be limited to 30 people, teaching will be done remotely and restaurants will no longer be able to serve in-house.
The small oil-rich Islamic Emirate is virtually free of the corona virus, recording only three deaths since the outbreak. More than half of its 347 cases listed so far have been imported, and Kovit-19 is controlled by strict border controls and isolation measures.
In China, the end of a wide-ranging screening operation in Wuhan
Wuhan officials have announced the end of a massive Govt-19 screening campaign among the 11 million people of this Chinese city, where it was organized a year and a half after the corona virus appeared and a resurgence in the number of cases. Tests carried out since Tuesday a “Full Coverage” The city’s total population, excluding children under the age of six and students on vacation, senior municipal official Li Tao told a news conference, Xinhua news agency. Officials said they have mobilized more than 28,000 caregivers and 2,800 sites for the screening campaign.
Wuhan recorded 37 cases of Govt-19 spreading domestically on Saturday, while Xinhua said 41 asymptomatic carriers were found in recent rounds of testing. City officials announced last week that seven pollution cases had been found among migrant workers from other provinces. China practically eliminated the epidemic a year ago after the first outbreak of corona virus in Wuhan in late 2019, which severely controlled the city’s population in early 2020. Renewed disease.
In the United States, a health official argues that children should wear masks at school
Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), suggested that all children should wear safety masks when re-entering American schools, otherwise they may have new outbreaks reappear and return to distance education. Mask “Life-saving medical device”, Started a health manager on the ABC channel.
The issue of wearing a mask is causing tension, especially at school, especially in Florida in the United States, where Republican Governor Ron Desantis is threatening to cut funding for schools that want to follow the recommendations of a major public health agency about wearing a mask. “Covit-19 can be transmitted to children with or without mild symptoms.”, Stressed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a Sunday morning tweet, recommending wearing the mask from the age of 2 in closed public places, including schools.
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