(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) After the Americas Summit, many dignitaries participating in the meeting were diagnosed with South Korea considering lifting the mandatory isolation of new crown patients
China News Agency, Beijing, June 14. Comprehensive news: According to the official website of the World Health Organization, as of 17:19 on the 13th Central European Time, more than 210,000 new confirmed cases of the new crown were added in a single day in the world, and the cumulative number of confirmed cases has reached 532,887,351. The cumulative number of deaths was 6,307,021.
Americas: After the Americas summit, many dignitaries participating in the meeting were diagnosed
According to data released by Johns Hopkins University at 8:20 Beijing time on the 14th, the United States has added more than 3 million confirmed cases in the past 28 days, with a total of 85,468,816 confirmed cases and 1,011,164 deaths. The highest in the world. According to statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of new diagnoses in the United States has been on the rise since April this year. The average daily number of new cases in the past 7 days has exceeded 100,000, much higher than the 25,000 cases in early April.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services spokesman Lowenheim said on the 13th that U.S. Health Secretary Becerra tested positive for the new crown that day. This is the second time Becerra has contracted the virus. He was diagnosed with the new crown during a visit to Germany on May 18 this year. Becerra attended the ninth summit of the Americas in Los Angeles last week with U.S. President Biden and Vice President Harris, but Lowenheim said Biden and Harris were not close contacts of Becerra.
Since May this year, several members of Biden’s cabinet, including US Secretary of State Blinken, Labor Secretary Walsh, Interior Secretary Harland, and Transportation Secretary Buttigieg, have been diagnosed with the new crown. Previously, U.S. Vice President Harris, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and others have also been infected with the new crown virus.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on the 13th that he had tested positive for the new crown. Trudeau attended the ninth Summit of the Americas last week, during which he met with Biden. This is also the second time that Trudeau has been infected, and he tested positive for the new crown at the end of January this year.
Europe: Russia’s daily increase in confirmed cases drops below 3,000
According to Reuters, the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on the 13th that the subtypes BA.4 and BA.5 of the Omicron strain are likely to dominate the European epidemic because of their faster transmission speed than other subtypes. In addition, although BA.4 and BA.5 are not more likely to cause severe disease than other Omicron strain subtypes, their higher transmission rates alone are likely to lead to a surge in hospitalizations and deaths.
The Russian Epidemic Prevention Command reported on the 13th that the number of newly diagnosed cases in the country fell below 3,000 in a single day to 2,996, with a total of 18,379,583 confirmed cases; 56 new deaths were added, and the cumulative number of deaths exceeded 380,000.
Asia: South Korea considers lifting mandatory quarantine for coronavirus patients
According to data released on the official website of the Korea Central Epidemic Prevention Countermeasures Headquarters on the 14th, as of 0:00 that day, 9,778 new cases were diagnosed in South Korea in a single day. 2, reaching the lowest level since September 13, 2021, with a cumulative death toll of 24,390.
According to Yonhap News Agency, Sun Ying-rae, head of the social strategy team of the Central Emergency Response Department of South Korea, said on the 13th that the South Korean government is considering whether to lift the mandatory isolation measures for new crown patients. Sun Yinglai pointed out that if it decides to lift the compulsory isolation measures, the government will introduce other measures to allow new crown patients to self-isolate according to their own symptoms. According to reports, the South Korean government will hold a meeting on the 17th of this month to decide whether to lift the mandatory quarantine measures. (Finish)
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