2021-06-30

Delta strain cases cover almost all states in the U.S., India’s second wave of outbreaks has increased mortality

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(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) Cases of Delta Strain Cover Almost All States in the U.S., and India’s Second Wave of Epidemic Mortality Rises Significantly

China News Service, Beijing, June 30, Comprehensive news: World Health Organization announced The latest data shows that as of 18:32 on the 29th Central European Time (0:32 on the 30th, Beijing time), the number of confirmed new crown cases worldwide increased by 309,048 compared with the previous day, reaching a total of 181,176,715; the number of deaths increased by 6,232, accumulatively Reached 3930496 cases. In addition, according to Agence France-Presse, as of 17:00 on the 29th Central European Time, more than 3 billion doses of the new crown vaccine have been vaccinated globally. Of these, about 40% (1.2 billion doses) occurred in China.

Delta strain cases cover almost all states in the U.S., India’s second wave of outbreaks has increased mortality

Americas: Delta strain cases cover almost all U.S. states

According to a report by CNN on the 29th, the number of cases infected with the new coronavirus delta strain in the United States is increasing, and reported cases almost cover the United States All states. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that one out of every five confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States is currently infected with the Delta strain. There are reports that the transmission rate of the Delta strain in the United States has doubled in the past two weeks.

As of now, more than half of the population in the United States is still not fully vaccinated. US health experts and officials worry that areas with low vaccination rates may see a surge in Delta strain infections this fall and winter.

According to data released by the Brazilian Ministry of Health, as of 18:30 on the 29th local time, the total number of confirmed cases nationwide reached 18,513,305, with 64,903 newly confirmed cases in a single day; the cumulative number of deaths was 515,985 in a single day There were 1893 new deaths. According to an article in Nature magazine on the 29th, due to the number of deaths from Brazil’s new coronary pneumonia exceeding the expected level, the country’s average life expectancy in 2020 has decreased by 1.3 years. In 2021, this value will drop by at least 1.8 years.

Europe: The UK has increased the number of confirmed cases by more than 20,000 for two consecutive days

According to data released on the 29th on the British government website, in the past 24 hours, there have been 20,479 newly diagnosed cases in the UK. The number of cases has decreased by nearly 2,400 from the previous day, and has rebounded more than 20,000 for two consecutive days; 23 new related deaths have been added, an increase of 20 from the previous day. According to vaccine data released by the British government, more than 44.58 million people have received the first dose of vaccine, accounting for 84.6% of the adult population; more than 32.72 million people have received two doses, accounting for 62.1% of the adult population. British scientists’ analysis of the case rate shows that parts of the central and eastern parts of Scotland have become areas with new high infection rates.

According to the latest data released on the 29th on the official website of Russia’s new crown virus epidemic prevention, there were 20,616 new confirmed cases in Russia, and a total of 5,493,557 confirmed cases; 652 new deaths and a total of 134,545 deaths. On the 29th local time, Popova, the head of the Russian Federation Consumer Rights Protection and Public Welfare Supervision Agency, said that Russia has found a case of infection with the “Delta+” strain.

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p >Asia: India’s second wave of deaths rose sharply

According to the latest data released by the Indian Ministry of Health on the 29th, the number of confirmed cases in India rose to 30,316,897. In the past 24 hours, there were 37,566 new confirmed cases in India; 907 new deaths, and a total of 397,637 deaths.

According to the “Times of India” report on the 29th, a research report from Max Hospital, a well-known medical chain in India, showed that the death rate of patients in the second wave of the epidemic in India was about 40% higher than that of the first wave.

The Ministry of Health of Singapore announced on the 29th that as more vaccines arrive in Singapore, the interval between two doses of vaccines for local residents will be shortened from the original 6 to 8 weeks to 4 weeks. As of June 28, Singapore has used more than 5.3 million doses of vaccine, and about 3.3 million people received at least the first dose, which is equivalent to 60% of the local population; 2.1 million of them have completed two doses of vaccination.

According to the South Korean Central Anti-epidemic Countermeasures Headquarters report on the 30th, South Korea has newly confirmed 794 cases within 24 hours, including 759 local infections and a total of 156,961 confirmed cases. This is the day with the largest number of new confirmed cases in a single day in South Korea since April 23. Among the newly confirmed cases that day, 83% of the cases came from the metropolitan area, and the epidemic prevention situation in the metropolitan area is still severe. It is reported that the South Korean government originally planned to implement a new version of the epidemic prevention and response measures from July 1, appropriately relaxing the restrictions on the number of people gathered, and extending the business hours of restaurants, cafes and other places.

Africa and Oceania: Another Australian city is “closed”

Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa delivered a televised speech on the evening of the 29th, saying that due to the lack of public awareness of epidemic prevention and rapid mutation of the new crown virus Due to spreading and other reasons, the epidemic has not yet been effectively controlled. From now on, stricter Level 4 “city lockdown” measures will be implemented across the country to cope with the recent surge in confirmed cases. Mnangagwa called on the public to be vaccinated against the new crown to achieve herd immunity across the country as soon as possible and curb the development of the epidemic. According to data from the Ministry of Health of Zimbabwe, as of the 28th local time, the country has reported a total of 47,284 confirmed cases and a total of 1,749 deaths.

Following the “closure” of the eastern city of Sydney and the northern city of Darwin, the western Australian city of Perth began to “close the city” on the 29th for a period of four days to curb the spread of the delta strain of the new crown mutant virus. According to Reuters, after three confirmed cases of the new crown in Perth, the capital of Western Australia, related to the current round of the Sydney epidemic, the local government ordered residents of Perth and the neighboring Peel area not to go out unless necessary.

According to the “Le Figaro” report, a number of Australian cities have seen new cases in recent weeks. Delta mutant strains have been reported in Brisbane, Darwin, Perth and Sydney. Fearing that the delta strain will worsen the epidemic, Australia has so far “closed cities” in the three state capitals, and most of the remaining cities have adopted some form of prevention and control measures, affecting about 80% of the country’s population. (End)