WHO counts nearly 90 million confirmed cases of new crown in the world
China News Service, Beijing, January 13th. Comprehensive news: The latest data released by the World Health Organization show that as of 17:40 on the 12th Central European Time (0:40 on the 13th Beijing Time), there have been confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia worldwide Compared with the previous day, an increase of 566,186 cases, a total of 89,707,115 cases; an increase of 9,371 cases of death, a total of 1940,352 cases.
On December 16, 2020, local time, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, citizens travel with masks. Photo by China News Agency reporter Mo Chengxiong
The Americas: The new crown epidemic has appeared in Brazil at the end of 2019
According to the epidemic statistics of Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 13 Beijing time At 7:26 on the same day, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the United States reached 227,84091, and the cumulative number of deaths was 379,551.
According to data from the Brazilian Ministry of Health on January 12, there were 64,025 newly confirmed cases in Brazil in a single day, and a total of 81,195637 cases were confirmed. There were 1,110 new deaths and a total of 204,690 deaths.
The health department of the state of Espirito Santo in southeastern Brazil announced the results of a study on January 12, saying that as early as mid-December 2019, the state had been infected with new coronary pneumonia.
Europe: France and Germany increase in cases of mutated new coronavirus infections
According to official French official data released on the evening of the 12th local time, there were 19,752 newly confirmed cases in France on the 12th, with a total of more than 2.8 million confirmed cases , Reaching 2806590 cases. The number of deaths from new coronary pneumonia in France is 68802, with 742 new deaths. French officials confirmed that on the same day, 8 of the 13 regions of France have reported cluster infections with mutant new coronaviruses. There are about 10 cluster infections of mutant viruses in France.
Data released by the Swedish Public Health Agency on the 12th showed that the cumulative number of confirmed cases in Sweden exceeded 500,000, reaching 506,866. A provisional law in Sweden to combat the new crown epidemic has come into effect on the 10th and will last until the end of September. The bill aims to give the government more power to take coercive measures. Prior to this, Sweden has always adopted a relatively loose anti-epidemic policy. With the arrival of the second wave of the epidemic, the number of confirmed cases and the number of deaths in Sweden has continued to rise, becoming the country with the worst epidemic in Northern Europe.
As of the evening of the 12th local time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in Germany has exceeded 1.95 million. On the same day, the state of Baden-Württemberg in southwestern Germany announced that it had confirmed the country’s first case of infection with the new crown variant strain found in South Africa. Prior to this, multiple cases of infection with mutant strains found in the United Kingdom have been confirmed in many places in Germany. According to real-time data from Germany’s “Times Online”, as of 20 o’clock on the 12th local time, Germany had a total of 1,953,029 confirmed cases, 1,569,445 cured, and 42,852 deaths.
According to the latest data released on the official website of Russia’s new crown virus epidemic prevention on the 12th, Russia added 22,934 new confirmed cases, a total of 3,448,203 confirmed cases, 531 new deaths, and a total of 62,804 deaths.
The head of the Russian Federation Consumer Rights Protection and Public Welfare Supervision Bureau Popova said at the meeting of the Coordinating Committee to Fight the New Coronavirus on the 12th that the Russian new crown epidemic has stabilized and the new crown virus has spread in 22 regions across Russia The speed drops. She also pointed out that in the first ten days of 2021, the number of new coronavirus patients hospitalized in Russia dropped by 16%.
The number of new confirmed cases and deaths of new crowns in Malaysia is increasing day by day, causing the medical system to be almost overwhelmed. The picture shows the Saloma Bridge in Kuala Lumpur.
Asia: Malaysia implements a national emergency
Malaysia’s National Palace announced on the 12th that in view of the severe domestic new crown epidemic, Supreme Head of State Abdullah agreed to the cabinet’s recommendation and decided to spread the country from now on Implement a state of emergency within the country to prevent the epidemic from spreading further. The state of emergency will last until August 1. If the new cases in a single day are effectively controlled, the state of emergency can end early.
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin said in a televised speech on the 12th that the implementation of the state of emergency aims to give the government more power to effectively respond to the epidemic. In a state of emergency, the government will continue to operate, the economy will continue to operate, and there will be no curfews, but Congress and state legislatures will suspend their meetings, and there will be no general elections and by-elections.
According to the epidemic data released by the Ministry of Health of Malaysia on the 12th, as of noon that day, the country had newly confirmed 3309 cases in the past 24 hours, setting a new high in a single day since the outbreak, with a total of 141,533 confirmed cases. A total of 559 cases died.
South Korea’s Central Anti-epidemic Countermeasures Headquarters reported on the 13th that South Korea had 562 new confirmed cases compared with the previous day, with a total of 70,212 confirmed cases. According to the report, since the New Year, the number of new cases in South Korea has been slowly decreasing, and the third wave of the epidemic has been gradually contained. However, sporadic confirmed cases have emerged across the country. Risk factors such as potential transmission in the community and the mutant new crown virus still exist, and the epidemic is always present. May rebound.
p > On December 29, 2020 local time, a tourist biking on the beach in Langebaan, South Africa. South African President Ramaphosa announced in a national television speech that the government has decided to raise the level of the “blockade order” against the epidemic from one to three.
Africa: Malawi enters a state of national disaster
According to the latest statistics of the African Center for Disease Control and Prevention, as of 5 o’clock on the 12th, Eastern Africa Time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases reported in this region exceeded There were 3 million cases, 3081881 cases, 73,423 deaths, and 2,483,033 cured.
Malawi President Chakvila announced on the 12th that due to the severe deterioration of the new crown epidemic, all regions of Malawi will enter a state of national disaster from now on. Chakvila called on the international community to provide more assistance to help the country cope with the various challenges posed by the epidemic. Earlier in the day, Malawi’s Minister of Transport and Engineering Mohamed Sidik Mia and Minister of Local Government Linsen Belekanama died of the new crown virus. Chakvila announced the national mourning period from the 12th to the 14th to mourn the officials and people who died of the new crown virus.
Tunisia’s Minister of Health Mehdi announced on the 12th that in order to curb the spread of the new crown epidemic, Tunisia will implement a 4-day comprehensive ban on the 14th. Mehdi said that the current situation in Tunisia is very severe, with new confirmed cases continuously hitting new highs every day. The epidemic cannot be effectively controlled in most areas, and medical and health institutions are facing great pressure. He said that the government is speeding up the introduction of the new crown vaccine and vaccinating medical staff and susceptible people as soon as possible. (End)