(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) The number of U.S. police officers who died from the new crown is five times that of shootings. Russia has more than 1,000 new deaths in a single day
China News Service, Beijing, October 17th. Comprehensive news: According to the latest statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 8:21 on the 17th, Beijing time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of new crown worldwide reached 240,376,209, and the cumulative number of deaths reached 4894227 cases.
Americas: The number of American police officers who died from the new crown was five times as many as they died from shootings
According to statistics from the US “New York Times” official website, on the 17th, the United States had 83,703 new confirmed cases of new crowns in a single day, with a total of 44,892,707 confirmed cases; 1570 new deaths and a total of 724,317 deaths.
CNN reported on the 16th that since the outbreak of the new crown in the United States, the number of police officers who have died of new crown pneumonia has been five times that of shootings. According to the report, although law enforcement officials are among the first people eligible for vaccination at the end of 2020, the new coronary pneumonia has become the main cause of death in this group. Since the outbreak, the total number of deaths of law enforcement personnel related to the epidemic has been 476, while the number of deaths due to shooting in the same period was 94.
According to the latest data from the official website of the Ministry of Health of Brazil, as of October 16, local time, there were 11,250 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in Brazil in a single day, with a total of 21,638,726 confirmed cases; 483 new deaths in a single day, and a total of 603,152 deaths.
Europe: Russia has more than 1,000 new deaths in a single day
According to data released by the Russian New Crown Epidemic Prevention and Control Headquarters on the 16th, in the past 24 hours, 33,208 new confirmed cases of new crown virus infection and 1,002 new deaths have been added in Russia, which is the highest value since the outbreak and a single day in Russia. The death toll exceeded 1,000 for the first time. Up to now, a total of 7,958,384 confirmed cases of new crown infections have been confirmed throughout Russia, a total of 222,315 deaths have been reported, and a total of 6,881,907 cases have been cured.
In an interview with the media on the 16th, Psenichnaya, an infectious disease expert from the Russian Epidemic Prevention Department Consumer Rights Protection and Public Welfare Supervision Bureau, said that the increase in the incidence of Russia’s new crown is related to seasonal factors and the spread of the mutant new crown virus delta strain.
Russian Satellite News Agency reported on the 17th that Vladimir Chulanov, deputy director of the National Medical Research Center for Infectious Diseases affiliated to the Russian Ministry of Health, told the media that vaccination is an effective way to reduce the death rate of new coronary pneumonia, but it is reaching 80%. The pre-mass immunization morbidity, severe cases and deaths cannot be significantly reduced. He pointed out that no place in Russia has reached the level of collective immunity against the new coronavirus. “However, in some areas with high vaccination rates, the number of deaths has shown a decreasing trend. This once again proves that vaccination is effective in reducing mortality. method.”
Italian news agency ANSA News Agency reported on the 15th that the Italian Ministry of Health issued an announcement on the 15th that in the past 24 hours, Italy had 2,732 new confirmed cases of new crowns, a total of 4,712,482 confirmed cases, and a cumulative death toll of 131,503.
SWI swissinfo.ch reported on the 16th that on the 16th, demonstrations against the government’s new crown policy took place in several cities in Switzerland, mainly in protest against the recent “Health Immunization Pass” policy, which requires Swiss residents to show a “certificate.” “In order to enter indoor places such as restaurants, bars, and museums. The largest authorized rally was held in the French-speaking city of Lausanne, with 800 to 1,000 people taking to the streets.
According to the Hungarian “New Herald”, as of 8:57 on the 15th local time, the official website of the Hungarian New Crown Prevention and Control Center announced that there were 1,249 new confirmed cases of new crowns and 10 new deaths. So far, there are 12,118 confirmed cases in Hungary, 833,115 confirmed cases, 30,351 deaths, and 790,646 cured.
Asia: Japan proposes a plan to improve the medical system
According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health of India on October 16th, in the past 24 hours, there were 15,981 new confirmed cases of new crown in India, and a total of 34,053,573 confirmed cases; 166 new deaths and a total of 451980 deaths.
The Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK) reported on the 16th that there were 509 new confirmed cases of new crown in Japan that day, and a total of 1,714,720 confirmed cases; 13 new deaths and a total of 18,104 deaths.
Kyodo News reported on the 16th that the Japanese government put forward a policy of improving the medical system at the COVID-19 response headquarters meeting on the 15th. In order to prevent future expansion of the epidemic, it is expected that the hospital’s inpatient capacity will be compared with the peak of this summer’s “fifth wave” of the epidemic. An increase of 20%, including increasing the utilization rate of hospital beds, increasing the number of hospital beds, etc. According to the report, in Japan’s previous fifth wave of epidemics, patients with new crown infections suffered from worsening symptoms during home recuperation, but frequently died due to inability to be hospitalized.
South Korea’s Central Anti-epidemic Countermeasures Headquarters reported on the 17th that as of 0:00 that day, South Korea had 1,420 new confirmed cases of new crowns compared with the previous day, and a total of 342,396 confirmed cases; 16 new deaths and a total of 2,660 deaths, with an average fatality rate of 0.78%. A total of 310,344 cases were cured and released from isolation, and 29,392 patients received isolation treatment.
According to a report from the Ministry of Health of Cambodia on the 16th, the country reported 267 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia that day, 311 new cases were cured and discharged, and 24 new deaths. Up to now, a total of 116,400 cases have been diagnosed nationwide in Cambodia, a total of 110,400 cases have been cured, and a total of 2,634 cases have died.
In accordance with changes in the epidemic situation, the Cambodian Interdepartmental Committee to Combat the New Coronary Pneumonia Epidemic plans to adjust the entry quarantine policy in the near future. Among them, the quarantine period for civil servants returning to Cambodia on overseas business trips will be reduced to 3 days; for international diplomats and officials of international organizations, the quarantine period will be reduced to 3 days. Days; investors, business people, guaranteed or invited foreign experts, the quarantine period is reduced to 3 days; the quarantine period for ordinary tourists who have completed the vaccination is reduced to 7 days; the quarantine period for the immigrants who have not been vaccinated or not completed the vaccination Stay the same, still 14 days.
In addition, 173 schools in 8 counties in Siem Reap Province are expected to resume classes next week. According to the Education, Youth and Sports Bureau of Siem Reap Province, so far, a total of 173 schools in the province have applied to resume classes, and officials will conduct on-site assessments of the schools.
Africa and Oceania: Melbourne, the world’s longest blocked city, is about to unblock it
Reuters reported on the 17th that Australian officials said on the 17th that Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, will lift the blockade at 23:59 pm on the 21st of this month. According to reports, the double vaccination rate in Victoria is expected to reach 70% on the 21st, which provides conditions for relaxing restrictions.
Australian media said that Melbourne’s lockdown period exceeded the 234 days in Buenos Aires, Argentina, setting a world record. This Australian city with a population of 5 million has undergone 6 lockdowns since March 2020, a total of nearly 9 months.
On the 17th, Victoria reported 1838 new confirmed cases and 7 deaths. (over)