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Variant Delta of Covid: Shenzhen Airport cancels flights after a positive case
© Hector Retamal canceled flights to Shenzen airport, China, after a positive case at Variant Delta Shenzhen Airport In southern China canceled hundreds of flights and strengthened the controls after a restaurant employee was positively tested with the coronavirus delta variant. To enter the airport, you have to present a negative test of less than 48 hours, the Shenzhen Airport Group has indicated in a statement on its official account on the social network Wechat.
It represents between 9 and 10% of the contaminations in France, more than 20% in the United States and 90% in the United Kingdom ... the Variant Delta, initially discovered in India, is Much more contagious than other variants in circulation, already more communicable than the initial strain. And its increase worried, while it is now present in 85 countries, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
In Australia, Sydney and its region started Saturday a new two-week confinement period for the face of a renewed epidemic. More than a million inhabitants of Sydney, the largest city in Australia, and its suburbs, were already concerned with confinement measures that the authorities decided to expand to other neighborhoods due to progression virus.
Coronavirus: Astrazeneca says that its vaccine is effective against the Variant Delta
health-coronavirus-astrazeneca-vaccine: coronavirus: astrazeneca says that its vaccine is effective against the Variant Delta © Reuters / Henry Nicholls Coronavirus: Astrazeneca says that his Vaccine is effective against the Variant Delta (Reuters) - AstraZeneca announced Tuesday that its VVID-19 vaccine was effective against the Delta and Kappa variants of the coronavirus, which were detected first in India, citing a study conducted by The British University of Oxford.
Russia also undergoes the contagiousness of the "Indian variant" and seems completely exceeded. Moscow once again reached a peak of the number of deaths, with 144 deaths identified in 24 hours - an unprecedented level since the beginning of the pandemic. The authorities have nevertheless tightened the screw, in the capital, which is one of the guests of the Euro football, asking for the return of mandatory teleworking for some of the employees and the mandatory vaccination of employees of the services sector.
The United Kingdom, Germany and France placed Russia in the group of risk areas. Travelers from this country will be subject to compulsory quarantine on their arrival in the territory.
Portugal tightens the screw
coronavirus in the Gers: first two cases of Delta Variant, the patients deceased
many cases of contaminations by the Delta variant have been identified in the Landes, the neighboring department of Gers © Marin Driguez / SIPA Coronavirus: always less of patients at the hospital and resuscitation (illustration) epidemic - many cases of contaminations by the delta variant have been identified in the Landes, the neighboring department of the Gers two patients are dead after being contaminated by the variant delta Coronavirus in The Gers, announced the Regional Health Agency (AR
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Portugal also is in the viewfinder. It has been facing an increase in contamination by the new coronavirus for several weeks, particularly in the Lisbon region, where more than 60% of the diagnosed cases are due to the SARS-COV-2 delta variant. The Portuguese government announced last week restrictions: people arriving at the weekend in the capital and surrounding area, or who will come out, will have to be equipped with a negative screening test or a vaccination certificate. , declared the authorities. Cafes, restaurants and shops also close their doors from 15:30.
England also postponed the last stage of its deconformation, facing the rise of cases. Prime Minister Boris Johnson preferred to postpone the total lifting of restrictions, initially scheduled on June 21, until July 19th.
France, which just leaves long months of restrictions, between curfew and closing the shops, remains also on its guards, especially as the vaccination patina. The Gabriel Attal spokesman recently indicated that the authorities scrutinized the evolution of the varying closely, calling the population at "absolute vigilance".
RKI - Delta since the end of June dominant Corona variant in Germany .
Berlin (Reuters) - The particularly contagious delta variant has been the dominant coronavirus variant since the end of June, according to the Robert Koch Institute, the dominant coronavirus variant in Germany. © Reuters Archives: The headquarters of the Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany, 3rd of April 2020. Reuters / Michele Tantussi Your share is 59 percent, states in a report of the RKI published on Wednesday to the virus variants in this country.