Turkey has reported the highest number of Kovit-19-related deaths in a single day since the outbreak. Within 24 hours, 341 people had died with or without Govt-19, the health ministry said Monday. This brought the total death toll to 36,267. Officials reported about 55,000 new infections a day on Monday, bringing the total number of people affected in the country to 4.3 million, with a total population of 84 million.
The government relaxed corona restrictions in early March, reducing the number of new infections to less than 10,000 a day. However, in the last few weeks, the number of infections has risen sharply again, and new restrictions such as stricter exit controls have been released.
The seven-day incidents in the western Turkish province of Kanakale currently have 963 cases per 100,000 population and 921 cases per 100,000 population in the metropolitan city of Istanbul. Turkey began its vaccination campaign in mid-January and mainly pays for the Chinese manufacturer Sinovac vaccines. The 4.5 million dose of Biotech / Pfizer vaccine is now available.
The United States is sharply increasing the highest travel warning level
The U.S. government has announced it will extend the highest travel warning level to 80 percent in all states. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, they are to be included in the fourth, red level – “Do not travel” – due to “unprecedented risk to passengers”. Currently, 34 of the 200 or more countries fall into this category. To get 80 percent, you need to add about 130 states.
EU officials expect Johnson & Johnson vaccine
The European Pharmaceuticals Association (EMA) is set to present an estimate of the use of the corona virus vaccine from the American company Johnson & Johnson (J&J) this Tuesday. The focus is on reports of the formation of rare thromboses after vaccination with the vaccine. Last week, he said he firmly believes the benefits of the EMA vaccine outweigh the risks. Authorities approved him on March 11, handing him over to the EU a week earlier. Therefore, the product is not yet widely used in the EU. U.S. officials have advised that J&J vaccines should be discontinued following reports of thrombosis.
Greece lifts isolation for vaccinated tourists
In the future, Greece will waive compulsory corona isolation for those coming from other EU countries under certain conditions. As the Civil Aviation Authority in Athens announced on Monday, it is a prerequisite that they have been fully vaccinated for two weeks or have had a negative PCR test lasting no more than three days. This restriction also applies to those coming from the United States, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Serbia. It has been in effect for guests coming from Israel since March.
Since the beginning of this year, the Greek government has been pushing for the creation of an EU-level vaccination certificate. Its purpose is to preserve tourism, from which nearly one-fifth of Greek economic output generally comes. Under current circumstances, the vaccination certificate may not be available until June. However, Athens wants to announce the opening of the tourist season on May 14th. So far most of the hotels in Greece have been closed.
USA: Every second adult is vaccinated with at least one dose
Four months after the first corona virus vaccination in the United States, more than half of adults there received at least one dose, according to the CDC. According to CDC figures, 50.4 percent of adults – about 130 million people – have been given at least one dose by Sunday.
Almost every third adult is fully vaccinated. Of particularly dangerous 65-year-olds and over, 81 percent have received the first dose, and two-thirds are fully vaccinated. The White House Corona virus task force estimates that there are currently an average of more than three million vaccines a day.
Most vaccines in the United States are manufactured by the active ingredients of the American companies Moderna and Pfizer, the latter developing the product in collaboration with its German partner Biotech. Vaccines with active ingredients from the American pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson are currently suspended after six cases of cerebral nerve thrombosis were reported in the United States. Johnson & Johnson Vaccine must be injected only once to fully function; The other two drugs require two doses.
In the United States, health officials registered at least 42,487 new corona infections within 24 hours on Monday. According to official data, the total number of Reuters rises to more than 31.37 million. The death toll has risen from a low of 293 to 567 538. The United States has the highest number of epidemics and deaths in the world.
There are approximately 141 million corona infections worldwide
Worldwide, more than 140.97 million people are infected with the corona virus. It provides the number of Reuters based on official data. More than 3.15 million people were infected or died.
Infections and deaths are high in the United States. India has the second highest number of epidemics and the third highest number of deaths. With 13.9 million, Brazil ranks third in the number of epidemics and second in the number of nearly 372,000 deaths.
China is testing the vaccine mix
Chinese researchers are testing the effectiveness of a combination of two vaccines against Govt-19. In a study with approximately 120 participants, a single dose of the vaccine Can Sino Biologics will be administered first, followed by a single dose from the manufacturer Chongqing Geefi, according to the clinical study record data. Both vaccines are part of the Chinese vaccine campaign as a dual vaccine.
British clinic operators fear long-term relapses of patients
With the corona epidemic, millions of people in the UK are waiting for hospital treatment. In the worst-affected areas, NHS providers said it would take up to five years to clear the saltwater, including all hospitals and private organizations of the National Health Service (NHS).
According to the NHS UK, about 4.7 million people were waiting for treatment at the end of February, nearly 400,000 of whom had been on the waiting list for more than a year. In February 2020, 1613 people had to wait a long time.
NHS providers have asked the government for additional financial assistance. “The size of the upcoming backlink is very alarming,” said Chris Hobson, president of the Umbrella Organization. There are not only severe cases like cancer patients, but also mental illnesses. What is needed is a joint approach by the NHS and the government to increase employment and invest in new diagnostic options and treatment.
Italy wants to allow 1000 fans on football fields
Italy to ease corona restrictions from April 26 Contact games will be allowed again nationwide from next Monday. From May 1, up to 1000 fans will be allowed in the stadiums. That is what the Italian government decided.
Indoor sports events approved by the National Olympic Committee CONI may have up to 500 spectators from this date. No spectators have been allowed on sports facilities in Italy since last October.