(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) The cumulative number of deaths in the world exceeds 4.81 million, and the vaccination rate in the United States is worrying
China News Service, Beijing, October 7th, comprehensive news: The latest data from the official website of the World Health Organization shows that as of 20:48 on the 6th Central European Time, there have been a total of 235673032 confirmed cases of new crowns worldwide and a total of 4,814,651 deaths. According to the latest statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 8:22 on the 7th Beijing time, there were a total of 236,450,224 confirmed cases worldwide and a total of 4,827,469 deaths.
On September 18, local time, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, USA, audiences shuttled through different exhibition halls. Since the museum reopened more than a year ago, the flow of visitors has slowly recovered.Photo by China News Agency reporter Liao Pan
Americas: Vaccination Rates Worry in Many States of the United States
The latest data released by Johns Hopkins University shows that the United States has a total of 44,054,979 confirmed cases and a total of 707,710 deaths.
According to a report by the ABC on the 6th, the total number of new crown deaths in the United States in 2021 has exceeded the total number of new crown deaths in the country in 2020.
Data show that since January 1, 2021, there have been more than 353,000 deaths from new coronary pneumonia in the United States, and the total number of deaths from new coronary pneumonia in 2020 is 352,000. In the past month alone, the number of deaths from new coronary pneumonia reported in the United States exceeded 47,000.
According to foreign media reports on the 5th, according to statistics from the Gallup Consulting Company of the United States, 92% of the people in the Democratic-led states have completed at least one dose of the new crown vaccine, while only 56% of the states led by the Republican Party have been vaccinated. A person completed a dose of vaccination, resulting in completely different epidemic situations across the United States.
At present, almost all states in the United States with the highest rates of new crown infection, hospitalization, and death rates are those led by the Republican Party. This is in sharp contrast to the situation where the epidemic situation in the states led by the Democratic Party has slowed slightly. Analysts believe that this is caused by the different epidemic prevention policies of the two parties. Coupled with the help of some American media, the politicization of the epidemic has caused a high tide of anti-science in the United States, seriously hampering public health.
Europe: Russia has a record number of deaths in a single day
The Russian New Crown Epidemic Prevention and Control Headquarters announced on the 6th that in the past day, the number of deaths due to the new crown virus in Russia reached 929, setting a new high in the number of deaths in a single day since the epidemic; more than 25,000 new cases were confirmed in a single day in Russia. A total of more than 7.66 million cases have been diagnosed. Moscow has the largest number of new infections, with 3589 cases. This was followed by St. Petersburg and Moscow Region, with 2187 cases and 1410 cases respectively.
In the face of the current epidemic, Russian President Putin pointed out on the 6th that the main task at present is to increase the vaccination rate. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Golikova said that the current coverage rate of the new crown vaccine in Russia is still very low. In Russia, 47.4 million people received the first dose and 42.2 million people received the second dose. In order to achieve herd immunity, 35.9 million people still need to be vaccinated, and 7.6 million people who were sick more than 6 months ago or vaccinated more than 6 months ago must be revaccinated.
The French High Health Agency issued a notice on the 6th stating that it is recommended to vaccinate the country’s medical workers with the third dose of the new crown vaccine.
This proposal involves about 3.5 million people, including professional medical staff in health institutions, nursing staff in social institutions, and professional drivers who transport patients and medical supplies. Previously, France’s new crown vaccine booster (third dose) was only vaccinated for “high-risk” people over 65 years of age and suffering from the disease.
Asia: Epidemic in Indonesia National Games
According to the Indonesian official report on the afternoon of the 6th, there were 1484 new confirmed cases in the country in a single day, and a total of 4,220,094 confirmed cases; 75 new deaths and a total of 142,413 deaths. Over 95.78 million people in the country have received the new crown vaccine, of which over 54.44 million have completed two doses, and over 975,000 have received the third booster shot. The country’s new crown vaccination target number is 208.5 million.
The spokesperson of the Indonesian New Crown Epidemic Prevention and Control Working Group Vigu said on the same day that the country’s increasing number of confirmed cases has fallen for 11 consecutive weeks, and the second wave of epidemics that rebounded from June this year has gradually eased. Although the number of new cases has been greatly reduced compared with the peak of nearly 60,000 cases in mid-July, Vigu reminded that the three provinces of Central Java, West Java and East Java still had more than 1,000 new cases within a week. Jakarta The number of new cases has reached nearly a thousand. With the restoration of normal economic and social activities, if the people do not strictly abide by the epidemic prevention and health regulations, the number of cases may increase again.
According to a report from the Indonesian official Antara News Agency on the 6th, the COVID-19 outbreak occurred at the site of the 20th National Games of Indonesia, which is being held in Papua, the easternmost province of Indonesia, and 29 patients who tested positive for the new crown virus are undergoing self-isolation.
This is the first time the Indonesian National Games held every four years in Papua Province, with 37 competitions. 6,442 athletes and more than 3,500 coaches and officials from 34 provinces of the country participated. The Games opened on the evening of the 2nd of this month and will end on the 15th of this month. Indonesian President Joko Widodo attended the opening ceremony.
According to Thailand’s New Crown Pneumonia Epidemic Management Center’s report on the 6th, there were 9866 newly diagnosed cases in the country in a single day, with a total of more than 1.667 million confirmed cases and a total of 17,305 deaths.
The center said on the same day that the overall situation in Thailand has improved recently, but the four provinces in southern Thailand, including Songkhla, Pattani, Taogong and Yala, showed a worsening trend. The total number of newly confirmed cases in the four provinces that day There were 1922 cases. Among them, Songkhla had 666 new confirmed cases, second only to the capital Bangkok and ranked second in Thailand in a single day of newly confirmed cases.
In view of the seriousness of the epidemic situation in the four southern Thailand provinces, Thai Prime Minister Prayut has urgently ordered the relevant person in charge of the Ministry of Health to lead a delegation to inspect, and at the same time require all provinces to take measures to strengthen the prevention and control of the epidemic. The Ministry of Health of Thailand has also urgently delivered relevant medical supplies such as test kits, oxygen generators, and vaccines to the four governments.
Africa: A total of 8.35 million confirmed cases in Africa
According to data released by the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the 6th local time, a total of 835,1985 cases have been confirmed in the region, and a total of 212,814 deaths have been reported. (over)