G7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting India delegation presents cases, the epidemic is difficult to control, and many neighboring countries are threatened
China News Service, May 5th. According to a comprehensive report, although the total number of confirmed cases of the new crown in India has exceeded 20 million, the virus has not stopped and is running wild in this country. According to data released by the Ministry of Health of India on the 5th, in the past 24 hours, India has added 382,315 new confirmed cases of new crowns, and the cumulative number of confirmed new crowns has exceeded 20.66 million; in addition, the country has 3780 new deaths, a record high, and the cumulative number of deaths has reached 226188 cases.
The G7 foreign ministers meeting held in the UK this week was also affected. Not only that, but other developing countries such as Southeast Asia are also facing a new wave of epidemics.
On May 4, local time, in New Delhi, India, people wearing protective masks at the vaccination center waiting to be vaccinated with India’s self-produced COVISHIELD new crown vaccine.
The Indian delegation of the G7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting has two new cases of new crown virus
According to British media reports on the 5th, two cases of the new coronavirus were detected in the Indian delegation attending the G7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting The positive case is currently under quarantine.
According to reports, although India is not a member of the G7, the country was invited to attend the G7 foreign ministers meeting in London this week.
When asked if he knows how many people are in self-isolation, Nadhim Zahawi, the British minister responsible for the deployment of the new crown vaccine, said: “I don’t know, but obviously the British public The Ministry of Health and the G7 organization team take this matter very seriously.” “This is news to me and I cannot comment on it.”
Indian Foreign Minister Su Jaishan said on the 5th that he was in the front. He may have been in contact with a positive case of the new coronavirus one day, and out of cautious consideration, he will attend the meeting online.
On May 2, 2021 local time, New Delhi, India, the Indian Commonwealth Games Athlete Village became a temporary new crown ward.
In India, it took more than 10 months from discovering the first confirmed case to reaching 10 million cases; and it took only more than 4 months for the number of confirmed cases to go from 10 million to 20 million. Recently, India has fallen into the third wave of the peak of the new crown epidemic. Experts believe that the number of confirmed cases in the country may be 5 to 10 times higher than official statistics.
At present, many hospitals are running out of oxygen, and the morgues and incinerators are overwhelmed. Due to the pressure of testing due to the surge in cases, the Indian federal government has amended a series of regulations for new coronavirus testing, which stipulates that three groups of people do not need to be tested: healthy people who travel or travel in various Indian states; those who have recovered. COVID-19 patients; people who have had positive results in rapid tests and nucleic acid tests.
In addition, the government is trying its best to deploy resources to deal with the crisis of shortages of beds, oxygen and medicines.
However, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reluctant to implement a nationwide blockade again due to concerns about the impact on the economy. Rahul Gandhi, leader of the Indian National Congress, said that the only way to control the epidemic at this stage is to implement a total blockade, otherwise it will only cost more people.
p > On May 4, local time, in New Delhi, India, people wearing protective masks at the vaccination center waiting to be vaccinated with India’s self-produced COVISHIELD new crown vaccine.
Many countries around India are threatened by the epidemic
In addition to India, other developing countries such as Southeast Asia are also facing a new wave of epidemics, overwhelming the medical system. In the past few weeks, infection rates in countries ranging from Laos, Cambodia and Thailand to Bhutan and Nepal, which border India, have risen sharply.
Mutated viruses reported in the UK and India were reported in Thailand and Nepal. At present, about 98% of new cases in Thailand are from more infectious variant viruses; from May 2 to 4, Nepal’s daily number of new cases exceeded 7000 for three consecutive days. Nepal expects that the hospital’s oxygen supply will be used soon. Finish.
Singapore’s “Lianhe Zaobao” stated that the main reason for the intensification of the epidemic was the raging mutated virus. However, carelessness and lack of resources to control the infection were also reasons. The World Health Organization warned that an epidemic similar to India could happen anywhere.
The report pointed out that although the population and the severity of the epidemic in these countries are far less than India, the sharp increase in new cases in these countries indicates that the epidemic may spread uncontrollably.