•   
  •   

World Coronavirus: update on the pandemic

16:55  16 january  2021
16:55  16 january  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

Coronavirus: Morning update

  Coronavirus: Morning update Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday morning. We'll have another update for you at 18:00 GMT. 1. Oxford vaccine rolled out to GPsThe Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine will be rolled out to hundreds of GP-run vaccination sites in England later, with ministers aiming to offer jabs to most care-home residents by the end of January. More than 700 local sites will administer the vaccine, with another 180 GP-led centres, 100 new hospital sites and a pilot scheme involving local pharmacies opening this week. © Getty Images © BBC 2.

Coronavirus counter with new cases, deaths, and number of tests per 1 Million population. Whichever scenario the pandemic follows (assuming at least some level of ongoing mitigation measures), we must be prepared for at least Coronavirus Update . Case statistics and graphs.

Coronavirus counter with new cases, deaths, and number of tests per 1 Million population. Whichever scenario the pandemic follows (assuming at least some level of ongoing mitigation measures), we must be prepared for February 2020 Coronavirus News Updates . January Timeline

L'Inde commence samedi la vaccination de 1,3 milliard d'habitants contre le Covid-19, un défi phénoménal compliqué par des contraintes de sûreté, des infrastructures incertaines et la méfiance du public. © Jewel SAMAD / AFP India begins on Saturday vaccinating 1.3 billion inhabitants against Covid-19, a phenomenal challenge complicated by security constraints, uncertain infrastructure and public mistrust.

New measures, new reports and highlights: an update on the latest developments in the Covid-19 pandemic around the world.

- India: mega-vaccination campaign -

India begins on Saturday the vaccination of 1.3 billion inhabitants against Covid-19, a phenomenal challenge complicated by safety constraints, uncertain infrastructure and public mistrust .

The second most populous nation on the planet plans to immunize 300 million people, almost the equivalent of the US population, by July.

Sydney family catch VERY contagious strain of covid from South Africa

  Sydney family catch VERY contagious strain of covid from South Africa A family of four that flew in to New South Wales from South Africa have tested positive for the highly infectious coronavirus super-strain. On Thursday night, NSW Health detected the South African variant in PCR samples from the family, who are in hotel quarantine. The discovery has alarmed NSW Health authorities, as the South African strain has independently mutated the exact same genomic variant as the United Kingdom super-strain - making both strains nearly 50 per cent more transmissible than the original virus.

Coronavirus counter with new cases, deaths, and number of tests per 1 Million population. Whichever scenario the pandemic follows (assuming at least some level of ongoing mitigation measures), we must be prepared for at least Coronavirus Update . Case statistics and graphs.

Find CNN's latest coverage of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) here. Coronavirus : Latest news on the Covid-19 global pandemic .

- Pfizer: limited delays -

The American group Pfizer, associated with the German laboratory BioNTech, announced on Saturday a "plan" which should make it possible to limit the delivery delays of the vaccine against Covid-19 to one week, while the Europe feared to see deliveries of doses weaken for "three to four weeks".

This plan will "increase manufacturing capacity in Europe and deliver many more doses in the second quarter," the two companies said in a joint statement.

- More than two million dead -

The pandemic has killed at least 2,009,991 people around the world since its discovery in China in December 2019, according to a count made by AFP from official reports provided by the authorities on Saturday at 11:00 GMT.

More than 93,803,240 cases of infection have been officially diagnosed.

Coronavirus: Evening update

  Coronavirus: Evening update Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday evening. We'll have another update for you on Wednesday morning. 1. Patel backs police enforcing rules Home Secretary Priti Patel has said while most people are doing the "right thing and staying at home", a minority is "putting the health of the nation at risk". Speaking at a Downing Street news conference, she backed police officers in enforcing the regulations.

Coronavirus pandemic : daily updated research and data. Read more. Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) – the data. Research and data: Hannah Ritchie, Esteban Ortiz-Ospina, Diana Beltekian, Edouard Mathieu, Joe Hasell, Bobbie Macdonald, Charlie Giattino, and Max Roser Web development

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Some context: Nichols’ legal team had asked the Tennessee Supreme Court for a stay of execution due to coronavirus .

The United States is the most affected country with 392,139 deaths, followed by Brazil (208,246 deaths), India (152,093), Mexico (139,022) and the United Kingdom (87,295).

These figures are overall underestimated. They are based on daily reports from national health authorities, without including reassessments based on statistical bases.

- Vaccination: Biden's plan -

Local vaccination centers, enhanced cooperation between the federal government and the states, more prevention campaigns: Joe Biden unveiled the program he intends to implement at Home Blanche, to speed up the immunization of Americans against Covid-19.

The elected president has announced his intention to open "thousands" of vaccination centers, the mobilization of 100,000 caregivers and wants 100 million doses to be injected during his first 100 days in office.

- Chinese vaccine in Serbia -

One million doses of the Chinese vaccine Sinopharm arrived Saturday in Serbia, a country which had started its vaccination before Christmas, announced Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.

Answers to your 24 most pressing questions about the coronavirus vaccine, from side effects and costs to when you'll be able to get one

  Answers to your 24 most pressing questions about the coronavirus vaccine, from side effects and costs to when you'll be able to get one Coronavirus vaccines are the main chance the US has to dig itself out of the pandemic, and 10.6 million people have gotten their first shots so far. People are desperate to get vaccinated so they can protect themselves, see loved ones, and return to normal. The rollout so far has been slow and messier than planned, but US health officials say they're hitting the gas pedal in the weeks ahead. Here's what you need to know about the vaccine, from timeline to cost and side effects. Have a burning question you don't see here? Email reporter Kimberly Leonard at KLeonard@insider.com.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic . Advice for the public. Country and technical guidance. United Nations website on coronavirus →. WHO Director General's Special Envoys on COVID-19 →. WHO health emergency dashboard →. Weekly COVID-19 Operations Updates →.

The COVID-19 pandemic , also known as the coronavirus pandemic , is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

This vaccine can begin to be administered as soon as official authorization has been given, probably as early as Sunday or Monday, according to the authorities.

- Concern in Brazil -

The state of Amazonas in Brazil could quickly be faced with a new wave even more serious than the "catastrophic" situation of April 2020, warned the WHO.

In Manaus, the regional capital, intensive care units have been 100% full for two weeks and 400 people with Covid are waiting for a bed to become available to be hospitalized. Oxygen, gloves and other protective equipment are lacking.

As for the vaccination campaign which is slow to start, President Jair Bolsonaro has announced a new postponement "of one or two days" of the plane to deliver two million doses of vaccines from India.

- Hardened confinement in Colombia -

Nearly 30 of the 50 million Colombians are again confined this weekend or subject to curfew to stem an outbreak of cases as hospitals in major cities border on overload.

Colombia has also extended until March 1 the closure of its land and river borders, in force for almost a year.

China spreading doubt on Pfizer jab, saying pandemic originated in US .
Beijing's cynical propaganda campaign comes after the recent arrival of World Health Organisation investigators in Wuhan to probe the origins of Covid-19.Beijing's cynical propaganda campaign comes after the recent arrival of World Health Organisation investigators in Wuhan to probe the origins of coronavirus.

usr: 0
This is interesting!