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US Coronavirus: The point on the pandemic in the world

08:43  21 january  2022
08:43  21 january  2022 Source:   lepoint.fr

Coronavirus: the point on the pandemic in the world

 Coronavirus: the point on the pandemic in the world © Diptend's Dutta A man walks in front of empty stalls in a market, during a one-day curfew to lower contaminations to CVIV-19, in Siliguri (India), January 11, 2022 Siliguri on January 11, 2022. New measures, new assessments and highlights: a point on the latest developments in the Pandemic of Covid-19 in the world.

The COVID-19 pandemic , also known as the coronavirus pandemic , is an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

This article lists the pages containing the chronology and epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic .

  Coronavirus : le point sur la pandémie dans le monde © AFP

N Oums Measures, new balance sheets and highlights: one point on the latest evolutions of the Pandemic of Covid-19 in the world.

3 million daily cases in the world

More than 3 million daily cases have been recorded on average in the world between 13 and 19 January, a figure that has been multiplied by more than five since the discovery of the End Omicron Variant November, according to a count of the AFP .

Regions currently undergoing the highest increases in contamination are the Asia (385,572 daily cases over the last seven days, +68% compared to the previous week), the Middle East (89,900 daily cases, + 57%) and the Latin America / Caribbean area (397,098 daily cases, +40%).

Let the challenges begin! Time for contesting census is here

  Let the challenges begin! Time for contesting census is here Detroit's mayor believes tens of thousands of residents in the majority-Black city were missed in the 2020 census. Somerton, Arizona, leaders are incredulous the Census Bureau says they lost residents during a decade when the overwhelmingly Hispanic community grew enough to warrant a new high school. And college towns across the U.S. believe they were undercounted as students fled campuses shuttered by the coronavirus. The time for communitiesAnd college towns across the U.S. believe they were undercounted as students fled campuses shuttered by the coronavirus.

Early in the pandemic , Australia and New Zealand were widely praised for their response to Covid but Australia is currently seeing its highest level of Covid cases since the pandemic began. How did coronavirus spread? Covid-19 was first detected in the city of Wuhan, China, in late 2019 but the outbreak spread quickly across the globe in the first months of 2020. It was declared a global pandemic by the WHO on 11 March 2020. A pandemic is when an infectious disease is passing easily from person to person in many parts of the world at the same time.

The coronavirus pandemic could be the straw that breaks the camel’s back of economic globalization. China’s growing economic and military power had already provoked a bipartisan determination in the United States to decouple China from U.S.-sourced high technology It seems highly unlikely in this context that the world will return to the idea of mutually beneficial globalization that defined the early 21st century. And without the incentive to protect the shared gains from global economic integration, the architecture of global economic governance established in the 20th century will quickly atrophy.

France : Progressive Lifting of Restrictions

The French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced Thursday the entry into force Monday of the vaccinal pass, "subject to the decision of the Constitutional Council ", then a gradual lifting of restrictions against COVID.

On February 2, it will be the end of the wearing of the outdoor mask, the end of the gauges in the places receiving the public and the end of the mandatory teleworking (it will nevertheless remain recommended).

On February 16, discotheques will be able to reopen.

Moreover, the COVID vaccine reminder dose will be allowed from Monday for 12-17 years, without obligation.

Adele Reports Sine die its series of concerts in Las Vegas

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Cost of masks and tests deepens a pandemic wedge between the haves and the have-nots

  Cost of masks and tests deepens a pandemic wedge between the haves and the have-nots In recent weeks, Americans have discovered that the financial costs of the pandemic — masks, rapid tests and more — are increasingly falling on their shoulders. As Covid-19 cases have climbed, public health experts have urged people to dump their cloth masks in favor of higher-quality options and to test more frequently to curb the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday updated its mask guidance to note that the disposable N95 or KN95 masks offer the "highest level of protection" against the virus.For some, the added financial burden is an irritation — but still affordable.

WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic . The World Health Organization (WHO) is working closely with global experts, governments and partners to rapidly expand scientific knowledge on this new virus, to track the spread and virulence of the virus, and to provide advice to countries and The United Nations is closely monitoring the situation with the COVID-19 outbreak. This page features important advisories, guidelines, resources, and materials on the COVID-19 outbreak for all UN duty stations, offices, personnel and their families, visitors, and UN healthcare workers, as well as advice

The coronavirus pandemic has reached almost every country in the world . Its spread has left national economies and businesses counting the costs, as governments struggle with new lockdown measures to tackle the spread of the virus. Despite the development of new vaccines, many are still wondering what recovery could look like. Billions of dollars have been lost in 2020 and although the forecast for 2021 is better, many analysts believe that international travel and tourism won't return to the normal pre- pandemic levels until around 2025.


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Argentine base evacuated in Antarctica

nine members of an Argentine scientific and military base in Antarctica were evacuated this Weekend, after a home that saw 24 of the 43 occupants of the basis contaminated with COVID-19, we learned Thursday from official sources.

The nine positive cases, which were not vaccinated because in office Esperanza since 2020, have been evacuated by helicopter on Saturday into a delicate operation during a weather window of a few hours, and transferred by plane to Buenos Aires There is isolated, although no sick.

Austria adopts compulsory vaccination

The Austrian Parliament adopted Thursday a compulsory VIVID-19 vaccination law for all adults, becoming the first European Union country to make such a measure to fight against the pandemic. The measure will be effective on February 4th.

Don't Expect China to Ease Its Zero-COVID Policy After the Beijing Olympics

  Don't Expect China to Ease Its Zero-COVID Policy After the Beijing Olympics Those who were hoping that Beijing might relax restrictions after the Olympics will be disappointed. China has too much at stake.China has no shortage of critics, who decry its weeks-long city-wide lockdowns as sensational examples of authoritarian excess, and dismiss the zero-COVID approach as a looming failure, bad science or a ploy by the ruling Chinese Communist Party to shore up political control.

The Coronavirus Pandemic . liveCovid-19 Updates. Coronavirus Map and Cases. It took more than a year for the world to record the first 100 million coronavirus cases, and half that time Less than a handful of the countries on the continent are on track to meet a World Health Organization goal Mr. Justice pointed to Israel, one of the first countries to broadly offer a fourth dose to its older citizens

The coronavirus pandemic has affected our lives, our economy and nearly every corner of the globe. More than 849,000 Covid-19 deaths have been reported in the United States in total, the highest known number of any country. There have been more than 326 million cases and more than 5.5 million deaths globally. 19. The latest effort to ramp up access to testing comes as the public’s opinion of President Biden’s pandemic response is lower than ever, according to a new poll. Around the world . Less than two days after Beijing reported its first Omicron case, China announced that it will halt Olympics ticket

Africa: the 4th wave refluable (WHO)

XLE COVID-19 case weekly has "considerably dropped" in Africa and that of deaths has also fallen, for the first time from the peak of the 4th wave induced by the variant Omicron announced WHO Thursday.

However, "As long as the virus continues to circulate, future waves are inevitable," said Dr. Matshidiso Meti, Director of WHO for Africa.

The vaccination rate remains low in Africa with, according to WHO, only 10% of the fully vaccinated population.

second wave in New Caledonia

New Caledonia, saved recently by the COVID-19 epidemic, entered with the Omicron variant in a "second wave" announced Thursday the health authorities of the French Pacific archipelago where new measures will come into force on Monday.

Moreover in the French West Indies, the white plan was reactivated in Guadeloupe on a background of violent dispute of the Vovid vaccine which turned to the social crisis. The organizations mobilized against the immunization obligation called for this Thursday, the whole island to a "dead day".

More than 5.5 million dead

The Pandemic of COVID-19 has made at least 5,563,359 dead in the world since the end of December 2019, according to a report established by the AFP from official sources Thursday at 11:00 GMT.

in absolute value, the countries that recorded the most dead are the United States (860.100), Brazil (622,205), India (487,93) and Russia (324,060).

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, taking into account the overmortality directly and indirectly related to COVID-19, that the pandemic assessment could be two to three times higher than that officially identified.

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Populist nations fared much worse during Covid outbreak, new research says .
A new study has compared the response of populist and non-populist governments during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. More than 40 countries were included in the analysis, with the U.S., the U.K. and India being deemed populist-led nations. In 2020, excess deaths associated with Covid were more than twice as high in populist governed countries than in non-populist governed countries, researchers found. © Provided by CNBC Viktor Orban, Hungary's prime minister, delivers a speech at the Fidesz party headquarters in Budapest, Hungary, on April 8, 2018.

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