Coronavirus updates on Sunday 24 October
New protests against the Green pass and the mandatory vaccine took place on Saturday in various cities: from Turin to Palermo, from Naples to Florence, to Trieste where the no passes met with Minister Patuanelli. Few in the square at the Circus Maximus in Rome. The largest procession in Milan, with about eight thousand people, ended late in the evening and crossed by moments of tension. Infections from Covid-19 in Italy show an improving epidemic situation with the only worrying exception of health workers among whom infections are on the rise: 1,444 in the last 30 days. Also for this reason, the push to complete the vaccination cycle and third doses is constant. Meanwhile, the latest bulletin relating to Saturday 23 October records 3,908 new cases in Italy, 39 deaths. Here is the map of the contagion in the world.
13.57 – Bennett: Three billion dollars for any future waves. Israel is exiting the Delta variant
The Israeli premier Naftali Bennett announced that the government has allocated 3 billion dollars to combat any future waves of Covid. We are preparing – he said in the cabinet meeting in Jerusalem – an economic and health safety net of 3 billion dollars in case of future waves of the pandemic. We’re getting out of that caused by the Delta variant these days. The rates of the disease have been falling for weeks in the country after the peaks of recent months: yesterday there were 324 new cases, 65% of which in unvaccinated.
13.42 – More than 1.06 billion people vaccinated in China
As of yesterday, all over China more than 1.06 billion people they had completed the Covid vaccination course. what emerges from the official data published today. Mi Feng, spokesman for the National Health Commission said that a total of 2.244 billion vaccines were administered.
13.38 – Outbreak in the Bologna school, it is assumed for prof no-vax
About 300 students of the Farini secondary school in Bologna are forced to do distance learning after a dozen cases of Covid emerged in the school. In total 12 classes are involved: according to what emerged, the infection could have started from a teacher who was not vaccinated but regularly in service with the green pass obtained from swabs. The professor may have thus infected some colleagues, in this case vaccinated, and some students. None of the infected would suffer major symptoms.
12.49 – China, 10 new cases in Inner Mongolia
The autonomous region of the Inner Mongolia in northern China reported 10 new confirmed cases of Covid, all transmitted locally, from 10:30 yesterday to 11 today. The 10 patients were sent to designated hospitals for treatment and the epidemiological investigation currently underway. As of 11am today, Inner Mongolia has recorded 49 locally transmitted confirmed cases since a new wave of Covid infections hit various regions of China.
11.22 – Media, Gb government towards close, perhaps vaccination passes
The government of the UK he would be preparing for a new squeeze against Covid in view of the winter and does not even rule out the hypothesis of passing the vaccination pass obligation: what he writes l’Observer, the Sunday of Guardian, which speaks of alarming new data paving the way for a Plan B, after the end of the restrictions in July and the recent, dizzying surge in infections (and even deaths). The newspaper claims that the Uk Health Security Agency is consulting with local administrations to take their pulse on the possibility of an immediate implementation of the plan for the winter to cope with the growing pressure onNhs, the public health service. In particular, there is concern about the concomitance of the Delta variant and sub-variants of the coronavirus and other respiratory diseases, such as influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which can have serious consequences for children and the elderly.
10.46 – Germany, the weekly incidence returns to above 100 cases
The weekly incidence of coronavirus cases
in Germany every 100 thousand inhabitants this Sunday reached 106.3 cases. the first time, since mid-May, that the number of cases is exceeded. The Robert Koch Institute, the official agency responsible for controlling the pandemic, has verified in the last 24 hours 13,732 new cases and another 23 deaths across the country, for a total of 4.46 million infections and 95,100 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. In the last few hours, it was also announced that Germany has added Croatia and Bulgaria to the list of high-risk countries, establishing five days of quarantine for passengers not vaccinated or cured of the disease from these countries.
10.17 am – Russia, 1,072 deaths in 24 hours
the Russian health authorities registered 35,660 new coronavirus cases. According to the data reported by the agency Tass, the number of victims also remains high, with 1,072 deaths in the last 24 hours (compared to 1,075 the previous day). The total number of deaths since the beginning of the pandemic 230 thousand, with a mortality rate currently at 2.8%.
9.46 am – China, Wuhan marathon postponed due to increased cases
The marathon in Wuhan (China), which should have taken place today, Sunday 24 October, was postponed on short notice for an increase in cases that are affecting the country 100 days before the start of the Beijing Winter Games. According to local press reports, China has reported over twenty new internal Covid cases. At the foot race they should have taken 26,000 runners. Wuhan the city where the coronavirus was first detected in late 2019. China has reported 26 new internal cases of Covid, an outbreak that became the latest test of the country’s zero tolerance approach in just over 100 days. since the beginning of the Games.
Ore 9 – THE POINT ON VACCINES
IN ITALY: 88,684,107 doses administered,
There are 88,684,107 doses of vaccine against Covid administered so far in Italy, 88.9 percent of those delivered equal to 99,778,753. People who have completed the vaccination cycle are 44,344,504, 82.10 percent of the population over 12. The people with at least one administration are 46.456.382, equal to 86.01 percent of the population over 12. People with the third additional dose are 208.931, 23.80 percent of the population potentially subject to additional dose. Finally, there are 799,164 people subjected to the booster dose, 26.74 percent of the population potentially subject to the booster dose that has completed the vaccination cycle for at least six months. as reported in the bulletin on the vaccination campaign, updated at 06.13 today.
8.30 – Full hospitals in Bulgaria, sending sick people abroad
The Bulgaria announced that he was on the verge of sending Covid patients abroad, with the hospital system collapsing after a fourth wave of pandemic. Meanwhile, neighboring Romania increases restrictions. Our capacity in terms of health personnel and ventilators is almost exhausted, we will have to seek help abroad, said the Bulgarian Minister of Health. Stoycho Katsarov On the canal new tv, if the contamination curve does not reduce within 10-15 days.
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