Efforts to vaccinate as many people as possible continue
Countries around the world continue to pay a heavy price for the deaths and infections of people with coronavirus, while efforts continue to vaccinate as many people as possible.
The Brazilian Ministry of Health announced yesterday Friday that 966 patients with COVID-19 died in the previous 24 hours, compared to 1,148 the previous day, while 33,933 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed.
Officially, the Latin American giant country has so far recorded 567,862 deaths out of a total of 20,319,000 infections since the outbreak of the new coronavirus in its territory.
This is respectively the second heaviest death toll in the world in absolute terms, behind that of the USA, and the third highest number of infections in the world, after those of the USA and India.
The Mexican Ministry of Health announced on Friday that 22,758 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were diagnosed in the previous 24 hours and 603 patients with COVID-19 died.
Officially, the pandemic death toll in the state of 126 million has reached this stage with 247,414 deaths out of a total of 3,068,329 infections. This report, the fourth heaviest in the world in absolute terms, is still considered very undervalued.
The Mexican Ministry of Health calculated on June 30, citing data from the registry offices for the excess mortality, that the victims are almost 60% more than recorded.
The Argentine Ministry of Health announced yesterday Friday that 8,472 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were diagnosed in the previous 24 hours, with the total number of people infected with the new coronavirus in the Latin American country reaching 5,074,725.
The deaths of 246 patients with COVID-19 also raised the death toll from the pandemic to 108,815 at this stage. The number of active cases is 240,484.
The number of beds in the intensive care unit (ICU) fell to 51.3% nationwide and to 49.6% in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area. Until yesterday, 36.38 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine had been administered in the country of 45 million inhabitants.
The Colombian Ministry of Health announced on Friday that 124 patients with COVID-19 had died in the past 24 hours, while 4,027 cases of SARS-CoV-2 had been diagnosed.
The pandemic of the new coronavirus in the Andean country amounts to 123,221 deaths out of a total of 4,860,622 infections, according to official data. About 78% of patients admitted to hospitals in June had not been vaccinated for COVID-19, said Julian Fernandez, director of the epidemiology and demography department at the Ministry of Health.
The Federal Ministry of Health of India announced today Saturday that 478 patients with COVID-19 died in the previous 24 hours and 38,667 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed. Officially, the death toll from the new coronavirus pandemic in the vast Asian state of 1.3 billion has reached 430,732 dead so far out of a total of 32.12 million infections.
Figures released by the federal government in recent months suggest that the so-called second wave of the pandemic has escalated to the country with the third highest death toll in the world, behind the US and Brazil, and the second highest number of infections, behind from the USA. Experts inside and outside the country, however, point out that the official numbers are very undervalued.
The Italian Ministry of Health announced on Friday that 45 patients with COVID-19 had died in the past 24 hours, up from 30 the previous day, while the number of SARS-CoV-2 infections had risen to 7,409, from 7,270 a day earlier, on total 225,486 tests.
With 128,379 deaths due to the new coronavirus pandemic since it broke out on the peninsula in February 2020 until yesterday, Italy, with a population of 60 million, has the second highest official death toll in Europe, after Britain, and the eighth highest in the world.
More than 4.43 million infections have been confirmed to date. The number of patients being treated in hospitals with COVID-19, excluding those in intensive care units (ICU), rose to 3,033 yesterday, up from 2,975 a day earlier.
35 patients were admitted to the ICU, from 37 the previous one. The number of ICU patients increased to 369, from 352 a day earlier.
Cases of SARS-CoV-2 in Germany have risen by 5,644 in the past 24 hours to 3,816,285, according to data released Saturday by the Robert Koch Institute, the country's epidemiological watchdog.
Eleven COVID-19 patients died, bringing the death toll from the country's new coronavirus pandemic to 91,864 at this stage, according to the same source.
The Indonesian Ministry of Health announced yesterday Friday that 1,432 patients with COVID-19 died in the previous 24 hours, compared to 1,466 the previous day, while 30,788 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were diagnosed.
The official pandemic of the new coronavirus in the archipelago has reached this stage 115,096 dead out of a total of 3,804,943 recorded infections.
Since the start of the immunization campaign in Indonesia, the fourth most populous country in the world with a population of almost 270 million, more than 52.61 million people have received a dose of COVID-19 vaccine, of which 26.43 million have received the second, according to the figures of the Ministry of Health.
The Moroccan Ministry of Health announced yesterday Friday that 10,752 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were diagnosed in the previous 24 hours, with 741,836 infections, while 112 patients with COVID-19 succumbed, increasing the pandemic of the new coronavirus in kingdom to 10,823 dead so far.
The mortality rate is at 1.5%. Yesterday, 1,967 patients with COVID-19 were treated in the intensive care units (ICU) of Moroccan hospitals.
Since January 28, when a mass immunization campaign was launched in the country of 37 million people – using mainly the preparation of the Chinese pharmaceutical industry Sinopharm -, 16.19 million people have received a dose of vaccine, of which 11.36 million. and the second.
The Turkish Ministry of Health announced yesterday Friday that 22,372 SARS-CoV-2 infections were diagnosed in the previous 24 hours after 285,242 tests, with the total number of cases reaching 6,039,857.
At the same time, 157 patients with COVID-19 succumbed, increasing the death toll from the new coronavirus pandemic to 52,860 deaths since March 11, 2020, when it broke out in Turkey. The country is facing a new pandemic resurgence in recent weeks.
Since the launch of a mass immunization campaign in Turkey on January 14th – mainly CoronaVac, the vaccine of the Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech – has received a dose of 43.7 million citizens, 32.4 million second, while a total of more than 82 have been administered. 6 million installments, including third parties, aid, mainly to healthcare staff and persons over 50 years of age.
source: KAPHIMERINI KYPROU