Coronavirus updates on Sunday 21 November
New peak of Covid cases in Italy: 11,555 in one day, the worst figure since May 6 (here the latest bulletin of November 20). The government is working hard for Thursday’s CDM. Most likely there will be some sort of super green pass in December, says Brunetta. Yesterday new Saturday of anti-restriction demonstrations: high tension at the Milan parade; in 4 thousand without masks at the Circus Maximus in Rome. Two files on the dissemination of green passes online have been opened by the prosecutors of Rome and Milan.
11.40 am – Schallenberg: In Austria a tense climate but I hope no violence like in the Netherlands
In Austria, there are protests against the new measures adopted to contain the coronavirus, but the Austrian Chancellor Alexandere Schallenberg fervently hopes that the violence that took place last nights in the Netherlands will not come. In an interview with the Kurir newspaper the day before the new lockdown came into force, decided six weeks after taking office, Schallenberg says he is aware that the situation is very tense and says that with the Interior Minister Karl Nehammer he is evaluating carefully and closely the situation.
11.10 am – GB excludes compulsory choice
Britain will not impose mandatory coronavirus vaccination. This was made clear by British Health Minister Sajid Javid during an interview with the BBC. says it would never accept compulsory Covid vaccination in the UK. No, the UK will not follow Austria’s lead, Javid said. Vaccination, he added, should be a good choice.
10.36 – In Russia 1252 deaths and 36970 cases in 24 hours
There are 1,252 deaths recorded in Russia in the last 24 hours due to complications attributable to Covid-19, after the 1,254 recorded yesterday. This was reported by the task force appointed by the Moscow government to monitor the progress of the pandemic in the country, updating the total number of victims to 264,095. In the last day in Russia, 36,970 new cases were also reported, up from 37,120 yesterday.
8.30 – WHO: risk of another 500,000 deaths in Europe by March
Another 500,000 people risk dying from Covid-19 in Europe by March if the authorities do not take urgent measures to stem the infections. This was stated to the BBC by the director for Europe of the World Health Organization (WHO), Hans Kluge. Covid-19 is once again the leading cause of mortality in our region, Kluge said, we know what needs to be done.
6.15 am – Koch Institute, in Germany infections and deaths increase
Over five million and 300 thousand cases of Covid confirmed in Germany, with 99 thousand deaths. These are the data released by the Koch Institute. According to the updated figures provided by the Institute, the infected in Germany are 5,354,942 (+42.7) while the deaths stand at 99,062 (+75).
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