A Delta variant Tokyo is forcing authorities to tighten health restrictions with measures taken in Japan during the 2020 Olympics and with local prisons in China and athletes on the streets of Australia to ensure an escalation of the state of emergency.
In epidemic China, a new outbreak threatens zero Govt-19 policy, with cases spreading for the first time in six months in the top five provinces of Nanjing (east) and the capital Beijing.
Hundreds of thousands of people are once again trapped inside Nanjing and Beijing.
The effectiveness of Chinese vaccines raises questions because most new cases occur in people who have been vaccinated.
In Australia, the Sydney Police will enlist the help of 300 soldiers to enforce restrictions in the country’s largest city of five million people. There, the number of infections reached a record on Thursday (29).
In its fifth week, imprisonment will be maintained until August 28, but many violate this limit and go to beaches or parks.
The government has warned that restrictions cannot be relaxed or borders opened until 80% of the population is fully vaccinated.
One week after the start of the Olympics, Japan extended a state of emergency in Tokyo and four other fields until the end of August.
“The infection is spreading at an unprecedented pace,” the government announced Friday, registering 10,000+ cases a day. Olympic organizers also found 27 new cases.
Japan and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are “doing everything possible to reduce the risk,” said WHO Director-General Tetros Adanom Caprais.
Infection like chicken box
In a warning internal note, the Washington Post and The New York Times report that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and can have far more serious side effects in patients.
That is why Americans, even those who have been vaccinated, should wear a mask in areas where the virus is highly contagious. Also, to increase the stagnant vaccine, the President Joe Biden He asked local authorities to pay $ 100 to those who were vaccinated for the first time.
Meanwhile, Broadway theaters in New York are asking audiences for vaccination certificates and the use of masks.
Israel, which believes its people are vaccinated and protected, re-established a health pass on sites with more than 100 people on Thursday. He started a “supplement” campaign with a third dose for people over 60. This Friday, Israeli President Isaac Herzog received him.
In Europe, where many countries are facing a fourth wave, there are changes as well. In Spain, the curfew has been extended to Barcelona and parts of Catalonia.
Beginning Sunday (1), Germany will generalize its obligation to present unvaccinated tourists with the anti-Govt-19 test when entering the country “by air, car or train”.
Ordered to control the islands of France, Reunion and Martinique.
People who have not been vaccinated against Covit-19, including intensive care units, represent 85% of hospitalized patients in France and 78% of deaths from the virus, according to a study.
Pressure is mounting to speed up the vaccine, but its use is increasingly random around the world. Rich countries gave an average of 97 doses per 100 citizens, and poor, only 1.6.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says the Kovacs organization, which allows poor countries to send vaccines for free, is expected to receive 250 million doses in the next six to eight weeks.
Meanwhile, the situation in Myanmar is “deplorable”, the UK warned, despite the fact that the crisis was unleashed after the military coup last February, the UN is working to ensure that vaccines can be distributed to Myanmar. Called on the Security Council.
In the Philippines, 13 million people will be resettled in the Manila area next week to “save more lives”.
In Africa, Senegal has been relatively safe for a long time, with epidemics erupting with hospitals without oxygen. This material is scarce in Tunisia.
Colombia warned that access to public spaces could be restricted to unvaccinated people.
The epidemic has killed at least 4,202,179 people worldwide since the end of December 2019, according to a balance sheet report updated by AFP on Friday (30) based on official sources. However, the WHO believes the death toll could be two or three times higher.
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