PARIS / WASHINGTON: More than 25 million cases of the virus have been reported in the United States since the outbreak began in the United States, Johns Hopkins University said Sunday, just days after President Joe Biden’s inauguration.
The milestone came just five days after the United States, the world’s richest and toughest country, recorded 400,000 deaths from the disease. Biden has prioritized the fight against the corona virus and is pushing Congress to approve a 1. 1.9 trillion aid package that would cost billions of dollars to raise vaccination rates.
Biden has said he wants to vaccinate 100 million people in his first 100 days in office, and has called on Americans to wear masks for 100 days. Border controls were imposed in France on Sunday as part of a broader effort to curb the spread of Cowade-19 and prevent another lockdown across the country.
After a slow start to immunizations, French health officials say one million people have been vaccinated against the corona virus as of Saturday. But new rates of stagnation for infections, hospitalizations and cowardly deaths could require a more complete lockdown in France, the third, which will further wreak havoc on businesses and daily lives.
From Sunday, people coming to France from EU countries by air or sea should be able to present the result of a negative PCR test obtained during the last 72 hours. As of mid-January, non-EU immigrants had already applied for the same.
EU travelers who enter France by land, including cross-border workers, will not need any negative scrutiny. Currently, about 62,000 people arrive at French airports and seaports from other EU countries every week, according to Transport Minister Jean-Baptiste Debury.
Paris’s main international airport, Roissy-Charles-de-Gulle, has set up testing centers at the terminal for interman EU flights to allow incoming passengers who failed to take the test in their home country before immigration. Will be able to get one before passing.
The French Health Agency reported 23,924 new covidar cases in the last 24 hours on Saturday and 321 new coronavirus deaths, bringing the French death toll to 72,877. The total number of cohort patients admitted to the hospital was 25,800, of which about 2,900 were in intensive care.
In addition, as of Saturday, 1 million people in France had received at least one quadruple pocket, Prime Minister Jean Costa said, four weeks after the start of the polio campaign, which monitored more than 75 people and Health workers over the age of 50.
Industry Minister Agnes Paneer-Ranachar said she was “reasonably confident” that France would meet its target of vaccinating 15 million people by the end of June, adding that more than 1.9 million had been vaccinated to date. Doses have been received. Meanwhile, Health Minister Oliver Veeran warned that another lockdown could not be ruled out if current measures, including a nationwide daily curfew starting at 6pm, proved inadequate.
“We need a curfew to show the results,” Warne told the Le Parisien newspaper. “In the best case scenario, we will manage to reduce the pressure on the epidemic.” If that doesn’t happen, we will not wait until March. “
France went into lockdown twice in 2020, first between March and May and then between October and December. Meanwhile, the UAE in Dubai has said it is reducing the processing of the Pfizer biotech corona virus vaccine due to a temporary delay in global supply. .
Large-scale countermeasures began in December in Dubai, one of the seven emirates in the UAE, following the approval of the vaccine by Chinese firm Sinofirm and American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German partner Biotech.
According to health officials, the UAE has vaccinated more than 2 million of its approximately 10 million people – one of the highest rates in the world. On Saturday, the Dubai Health Authority said Pfizer had announced a one-month delay after shipments were delayed in mid-January due to work at its main plant in Belgium.
He said on Twitter, “DHA is working on the restoration of the first dose of Covid-19 Pfizer-biotech vaccine.” The manufacturer has announced an expansion of vaccine production capacity, which has led to a number of global Countries have been temporarily affected. “It also added that all those scheduled to take their second dose of the vaccine should still demonstrate their appointments.
Although other tourist destinations are imposing strict restrictions to control epidemics, Dubai reopened to visitors in July, despite a sharp rise in cases. But the glowing UAE suspended its recreational activities last week and also suspended unnecessary surgery in hospitals following an increase in Covid 19 infections since the New Year.