The number of confirmed cases of children in the U.S. skyrocketed
(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) The number of confirmed cases of children in the United States has skyrocketed. Many countries have extended the “city closure” measures.
China News Service, Beijing, September 14 At 17:36 on the 13th, Central Time, there were a total of 224,511,226 confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, and a total of 4,627,540 deaths. According to the latest statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 8:21 on the 14th, Beijing time, there were a total of 225,210,322 confirmed cases worldwide, and a total of 4,638,148 deaths.
p > On August 3, local time, customers shopped in a mall in San Francisco, California, USA. Photo by China News Agency reporter Liu Guanguan
The Americas: The number of confirmed child cases in the United States skyrocketed
The latest data from Johns Hopkins University shows that the United States has a total of 41,209,851 confirmed cases and a total of deaths 661537 cases.
According to data released on the 13th by the American Academy of Pediatrics and Children’s Hospital Association, in the week from September 3 to September 9, there were 243,000 newly diagnosed cases of COVID-19 in children across the United States. The number of newly diagnosed children in the previous week was also quite high, adding up to nearly 500,000 cases in the two weeks.
Some experts pointed out that since the summer, child cases have increased exponentially in the United States. In the last month alone, nearly 1 million new children were diagnosed. This coincides with the opening of schools in many parts of the United States. . Since the beginning of the epidemic, a total of approximately 5.3 million children in the United States have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
According to the latest poll released by the US media, as the highly contagious delta mutant strain is still spreading, as many as 86% of the respondents believe that the epidemic in the United States is not over; Two-thirds of people believe that the U.S. economy has not yet begun to recover from the epidemic, and 41% believe that the situation continues to deteriorate and the outlook is more pessimistic than in March this year; 64% said that they are still taking epidemic prevention measures in their daily lives; only 36 % Of people feel that their lives have basically returned to the normal state before the epidemic.
Europe: The vaccination rate of Italian medical staff reaches 94%
According to the Russian Satellite News Agency, Russian President Putin said on the 13th that many people around him were infected with the new crown virus. The possibility of isolation soon. The Russian President’s Press Secretary Peskov subsequently stated that Putin said he might be quarantined because of the epidemic. This is just a metaphor to illustrate the seriousness of the epidemic. According to previous reports, Putin has received two doses of the Russian-made “Satellite V” new crown vaccine.
According to the data released by the Italian National Physician Federation on the 12th, 94% of medical staff in Italy have been vaccinated against the new crown vaccine. Among the 460,000 registered professional doctors in the country, about 1,500 have Vaccination, of which 644 doctors were suspended for failing to vaccinate as required.
The president of the Italian National Federation of Surgeons and Dental Surgeons, Anelli, said that during the epidemic, many doctors died tragedies. In the first two waves of the epidemic, about 60 doctors died almost every month. However, since the start of the new crown vaccine, there has been no record of deaths of medical personnel.
Italian Minister of Health Speranza said that starting from the last ten days of September, Italy will launch the third dose of COVID-19 vaccination across the country, and the details of the beneficiaries of the third dose of vaccine will be announced in the next few days.
Asia: Japan’s vaccination rate exceeds 50%
Japan’s Minister of Economic Regeneration Yasumi Nishimura said on the 12th that more than 50% of the country’s population has completed the entire COVID-19 vaccination process. Nishimura said that according to the current vaccination rate, “if it goes well, the vaccination rate will exceed 60% by the end of this month.” He also said: “If the (inoculation rate) can reach 75% to 80%, the (infection) risk can be largely curbed.” Relax the current epidemic prevention and control measures.
Indonesia’s Ministry of Health announced on the afternoon of the 13th that the country had newly confirmed 2577 cases in a single day, with a total of 41,70088 confirmed cases; 276 new deaths and a total of 139,165 deaths. This is the country’s lowest record of the number of confirmed cases in four months, and it has fallen to the level before the second wave of the epidemic rebounded.
Indonesian officials announced on the evening of the 13th that the “emergency restrictions on social activities” that will expire on that day will be extended for another week to the 20th of this month. At the same time, the level of “restrictions” in Bali will be adjusted from four. Down to level three.
Indonesia’s Marine and Investment Coordinating Minister Luhut, who is in charge of leading the prevention and control of the epidemic in Java and Bali, said on the evening of the 13th that the “emergency restrictions on social activities” that have been implemented on the two islands will be implemented on July 3. The control measures have achieved good results. Luhut said that “the epidemic has improved faster than the government estimated”, so the government decided to “continue to maintain this trend” and extend the implementation period of the prevention and control measures by another week. This is the ninth time the country has extended the implementation period of the prevention and control measures.
Luhut also announced that evening that the Indonesian government will use the new crown vaccination coverage rate as an indicator to adjust the prevention and control levels of various regions: to reduce the level of three to two, the first dose of vaccination must reach 50%, the vaccination rate of the elderly population must reach 40%; in order to reduce from the second level to the first level, the vaccination rate of the first dose must reach 70%, and the vaccination rate of the elderly must reach 60%.
According to a report from the Ministry of Health of Cambodia on the 13th, there were 629 newly diagnosed cases in the country in a single day, with a total of 100,100 confirmed cases; 9 new deaths, with a total of 2049 deaths. Among the newly confirmed cases, 516 were community-transmitted infections and 113 were imported confirmed cases.
Africa and Oceania: New Zealand’s largest city extended its “closure”
According to data released by the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the 13th local time, a total of 8042206 confirmed cases and a total of 203637 deaths in the region .
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on the 13th that Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, will extend the strict “closure” measures to curb the spread of the delta mutant strain.
Ardern said on the same day that Auckland’s current highest-level four-level epidemic response will continue until midnight on the 21st of this month, after which it will be reduced to a three-level response. According to New Zealand’s epidemic prevention regulations, everyone should be isolated at home during Level 4 response and cut off all possible interpersonal contact. Anti-epidemic restrictions under the three-level response are slightly relaxed, but offices, schools and public places are still closed.
According to the New Zealand Health Department’s report on the 13th, 33 new cases were confirmed in the country in a single day, all in Auckland, which was higher than the 23 and 20 cases notified on the 11th and 12th. Approximately 34% of New Zealand’s approximately 5 million people have been fully vaccinated against the new crown. (End)