Covid cases worldwide exceed 126 million according to data released by Johns Hopkins University, while confirmed deaths exceed 2.7 million since the beginning of the pandemic. And in Italy the latest toll of 23,987 new cases and 457 deaths (here the bulletin with the data and the bulletins that show the situation since the beginning of the pandemic: here those of 2021, here those of 2020). Here is the map of the contagion in the world.
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7.30 am – Brusaferro: Downhill curve. Freer summer
At this stage, the epidemic curve finally shows signs of decline. We have gained a space to reopen something and the school. We continue like this to gain more spaces. So, interviewed by the Corriere della Sera, the president of the ISS, Silvio Brusaferro. The growth of the incidence has stopped – he explains -, now we are at 247 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants compared to 270 out of 100 thousand in the previous week. We see a slight decline in RT, from 1.16 to 1.08. But we are still above the unit, while to start being calmer we would have to get to a value significantly less than 1. He adds: We can think of vacation periods where we could allow ourselves some more freedom by taking advantage of the lesson learned last summer, lived a little too cheerfully.
7 am – Over half a billion vaccinations in the world
Half a billion doses of Covid vaccine administered worldwide have been exceeded. In particular, there are almost 513 million, mainly in the United States (133 million) and China (91 million). Followed by India (55 million). In Europe, the UK is clearly ahead of the rest, with over 31 million doses. Germany almost 12 million, France 10, Italy 9.
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