Covid cases worldwide exceed 119 million according to data released by Johns Hopkins University, while confirmed deaths exceed 2.6 million since the beginning of the pandemic. And in Italy the latest toll, relative to Friday 12 March, of 26,824 new cases and 380 deaths (here the bulletin with the data and here all the bulletins showing the situation since the beginning of the pandemic: here those of 2021, here those of 2020). Here is the map of the contagion.
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12.20 – Sicily from Monday in orange, Musumeci: Anger and bitterness
(Except Phallic) From Sicily comes the position taken by the president of the Region Nello Musumeci who claims to feel deep bitterness for the orange zone. Musumeci says: The national government has decided that Sicily will also enter the orange zone on Monday. This decision adopted with a decree law causes so much bitterness, to which we absolutely cannot oppose, despite the data of Sicily are comforting: in fact we have parameters in line with a condition of non-emergency, there are fewer hospitalizations in intensive care, even if in the last days the infections increased. a measure adopted out of prudence, and for it makes us so angry. In fact, the Sicilian ones – in the fight against Covid-19 – are among the best data in Italy after those of Sardinia which remained in white (here the data of the latest bulletin, region by region). The Sicily case must be included in the new rules that abolish the yellow zones for three weeks. President Musumeci focuses on the economic and social issue, the crisis is worsening in Southern Italy, and adds: If alongside this provision the government were concerned with hastening the granting of support measures to economic operators, at least we would limit the damages. And he insists on the need to speed up the vaccination campaign, because everyone has the right to return to normal as soon as possible.
11 am – Over 119 million cases worldwide
There have been more than 119 million Covid cases worldwide since the start of the pandemic, according to the John Hopkins University budget. The site’s data show that in the last 24 hours there have been almost 490 thousand cases and almost 10 thousand deaths from Covid all over the world. The United States is the country that has so far recorded the highest number of infections (29.3 million) and victims (over 532 thousand deaths). Brazil ranks second with 11.3 million cases and over 275,000 victims. In third place for the number of victims, Mexico, with 193,000 deaths from Covid.
9.30 – France, over 90 thousand dead
France exceeds the threshold of 90,000 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. third in Europe, after the United Kingdom and Italy, which counts 101,564 according to the Johns Hopkins University.
7.00 am – Usa, administered over 100 million doses
According to CDC data, over 35 million people in the US are fully vaccinated, equal to 13.5% of the adult population, while over 65.9 million people have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. President Biden’s goal to vaccinate everyone by the summer: On May 1, vaccines will be available to everyone and July 4 will be the day of near-normalcy, independence from the virus.
March 13, 2021 (change March 13, 2021 | 12:31)