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Mutation D Reaps the Planet: Rising Case Route – US First in Covid19 Deaths

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Mutation D Reaps the Planet: Rising Case Rates - US Leads in Deaths by Covid19

Coronavirus continues to rise worldwide, with several countries reporting thousands of cases in the last 24 hours.

The Cuban Ministry of Health announced yesterday Sunday that 6,279 cases of SARS-CoV-2 have been confirmed in the past 24 hours, while another 62 patients with COVID-19 have died. The death toll from the new coronavirus pandemic on the Caribbean island has so far reached 1,905 deaths out of a total of 281,887 infections. “. So far in July, 87,942 cases of SARS-CoV-2 and 603 deaths due to COVID-19 have been recorded.

At the same time, the vaccination campaign continues with the domestically produced vaccines Abdala and Soberana 2. Almost 18% of the population (11.3 million) has received all three prescribed doses. In total, 8.1 million doses have been administered.

Thai health officials said Monday that 11,784 cases of SARS-CoV-2 had been diagnosed in the past 24 hours, an unprecedented number for the fourth day in a row, as they continued to struggle to control the worst outbreak of the new coronavirus so far.

During the same period, 81 patients with COVID-19 succumbed. Officially, the pandemic death toll has risen to 3,422 out of a total of 415,170 confirmed infections in the kingdom of about 70 million people.

The laboratory-confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in Bangladesh exceeded 1.1 million on Sunday, while the deaths due to COVID-19 are now approaching the tragic milestone of 18 thousand. The General Directorate of Health Services (DGY) announced that 11,578 SARS-CoV-2 infections were diagnosed in the previous 24 hours after 39,806 tests, while another 225 patients with COVID-19 died, increasing the pandemic death toll to 17,894 deaths. out of a total of 1,103,989 cases so far.

The mortality rate is at 1.62%. Since June, the country of about 170 million people has been facing a major outbreak of infections, mainly attributed to the Delta variant. It recorded a record number of cases (13,768) on July 12th and a record number of deaths (230) on July 11th. The government deployed the army to enforce restrictive measures.

The Brazilian Ministry of Health announced yesterday Sunday that 948 patients with COVID-19 died in the previous 24 hours and 34,126 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed. The official death toll from the new coronavirus pandemic in Latin America has reached 542,214 dead out of a total of 19,376,574 infections.

Brazil, with a population of 212 million, has the second heaviest death toll in the world, behind only the United States.

Uruguayan Conservative President Luis Lacaye Poe said Sunday that his government intends to reopen the Latin American country to foreigners vaccinated against COVID-19 before the end of the year.

“One of the areas that has been hit hardest and we need to help reactivate is tourism. “If what we are experiencing and the evolution with the variants (s.s. of the new coronavirus) allow it, we will open the borders in the spring (s.s. of the southern hemisphere) to foreigners (tourists) who have been vaccinated”, he explained.

The Uruguayan Ministry of Health confirmed on Saturday that the first cases of the much more contagious Delta variant of the new coronavirus were identified, as well as two cases of the Alpha and Beta variants. According to the authorities, over 69% of the population has received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, while over 57% have been fully vaccinated.

The Turkish Ministry of Health announced on Sunday that 66 patients with COVID-19 had died in the past 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the new coronavirus pandemic to 50,554 dead as of March 11, 2020.

During the same period, 7,680 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were diagnosed (out of a total of 233,946 tests), increasing the number of confirmed infections to 5,529,719. Since the launch of a mass immunization campaign in Turkey on January 14th – mainly using the vaccine of the Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech – some 38.94 million people have received a dose, while 20.71 million have received the second. In total, more than 63.29 million doses have been granted by the Turkish authorities, including third parties, aid.

The Chilean Ministry of Health announced on Sunday that 111 patients with COVID-19 had been killed in the past 24 hours and 1,419 cases of SARS-CoV-2 had been confirmed.

The death toll from the new coronavirus pandemic has so far reached 34,514 deaths out of a total of 1,599,879 infections. It was the second day in a row that the cases remained below the threshold of 2,000, while the positivity index dropped to 2.59%, in other words at the lowest level since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Thanks to restrictive measures and the progress of the immunization campaign, Chile has seen a gradual decline in infections and hospital admissions. The occupancy rate of intensive care units (ICUs) fell somewhat to 88% after a period in which the health system was in real danger of collapsing due to the wave of infections that hit in March.

The percentage of the target population of the fully vaccinated immunization campaign is now close to 80% (last week it rose to 76%), ie at a level that is considered to potentially bring about the coveted collective immunity, but the mutated strains of the new coronavirus, in particular the Gamma and Delta variants continue to worry experts.

The Mexican Ministry of Health announced on Sunday that another 91 patients with COVID-19 had died in the past 24 hours and 4,438 cases of SARS-CoV-2 had been confirmed. According to the data of the Ministry, the report of the victims of the pandemic of the new coronavirus has reached this stage the 236,331 dead out of a total of 2,659,137 infections.

The Mexican government acknowledges that the official record, the 4th heaviest in the world, is undervalued. Data on over-mortality recently released by the Ministry of Health showed, for the second time this year, that deaths due to COVID-19 are in fact almost 60% more than confirmed.

Confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 in Germany have risen by 546 in the past 24 hours to 3,745,227, according to data released Monday by the Robert Koch Institute, the country's epidemiological watchdog.

The death of another COVID-19 patient during the same period increased the death toll from the new coronavirus pandemic to 91,363 dead so far, according to the same source.

The French health authorities announced yesterday more than 12,500 new cases of coronavirus, the third day that the daily report exceeds 10,000, as the rapid spread of the highly contagious Delta strain of Covid-19 dramatically increased the new infections.

The Ministry of Health recorded 12,532 new cases yesterday, compared to 10,949 on Saturday, increasing the total number to over 5.87 million. At the same time, the country had 891 patients in the intensive care unit with new coronavirus yesterday, one patient more than a day earlier, while the total number of deaths in hospitals increased by 5 to 111,472. A

The British health authorities announced yesterday 48,161 new cases of Covid-19 and 25 deaths that occurred within 28 days after the coronavirus diagnosis of the patients.

The two daily numbers are slightly lower than those of the previous day, when 54,674 cases and 41 deaths were recorded.

The United States has delivered 337,740,358 doses of Covid-19 vaccine to the country as of Sunday morning, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the federal public health agency, said.

These figures show an increase from the 337,239,448 installments announced by the CDC as of Saturday.

The agency said 186,038,501 people had received at least one dose of the vaccine, while 161,232,483 people had been fully vaccinated by this Sunday morning. The CDC report includes Moderna and Pfizer / BioNTech two-dose vaccines, as well as Johnson & Johnson monosodium vaccine.

Source: politis.com.cy

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