Wuhan, China: The Chinese city of Wuhan on Saturday continued its outrage over the epidemic a year after the start of its painful 76-day coronavirus lockdown, with US President Joe Biden warning that the death toll in the US could rise. Can exceed 600,000.
Light traffic, sidewalks, and citizens flooded parks and public transport in Wuhan, pushing for a rehabilitation scale in the 11-million-strong metropolis where the epidemic appeared before it went global.
The spread of the virus was accelerating elsewhere, with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying a new strain in Britain could be more deadly and more contagious than it was a year ago.
“In addition to spreading more rapidly, it now appears that there is some evidence that the new form … may be associated with a higher degree of mortality,” Johnson told a news conference.
The shocking news comes as a record number of deaths have been reported in the UK from Cowed-19, following the first identification of the strain in south-east England in September following an increase in incidents and hospital admissions. ۔ The death toll in the country – 95,981 – is the highest in Europe as of Friday.
In the United States, the world’s worst-affected country, the new president has so far estimated his ultimate loss after increasing federal aid. “The virus is growing,” President Biden told a news conference. “We’ve lost 400,000, more than 600,000 are expected.”
Globally, the virus has killed more than two million people, infected millions more and destroyed economies. There were new signs of the depth of the damage to the global economy, with a closer look at the Purchasing Managers’ Index showing that Europe is heading for a new recession, while Latin America has been in foreign trade since the global financial crisis. The sharpest decline has occurred.
In Wuhan, a team of World Health Organization experts was in the hotel quarantine even before the mission to investigate the source of the virus, and the body said it was too early to tell if the epidemic had actually started there. Or not. “All speculation is on the table,” WHO Emergency Director Michael Ryan told a news conference in Geneva.
“And it will certainly be too soon to conclude that the virus originated inside or without China.” Beijing is forced to investigate whether the team will tell the story of its virus, and drips the idea that the epidemic has spread beyond its borders.
And when the Wuhanis returned to their captivity a year later, Hong Kong was introducing the first lockdown of the epidemic, the government was ordering thousands of residents to stay home because authorities had arrested one of its poor. Fighting an epidemic in the most densely populated districts. .
According to local media, the order bans anyone within several housing blocks around Jordan – up to about 150 blocks and up to 9,000 people, banning them from leaving the apartment until That they could not show any negative test. Countries around the world, including the Netherlands, were introducing new measures on Saturday, designed to introduce their first post-World War II curfew.
Until February 19, residents will have to stay home from 9pm to 4:30 am, subject to a fine of 95 euros ($ 115). And in the Colombian capital, Bogota, residents were overwhelmed by the end of their third consecutive week, with all unnecessary stores in the city closing at 800,000 from 8:00 a.m. Friday to 8:00 a.m. Monday.
As vaccine spending around the world continues to rise, Hungary has announced that it is going it alone and frustrated by the EU’s unworkable strategy of buying bullets in bulk by its members, Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine Is buying millions of doses.
Brazil, meanwhile, was due to receive two million doses of a different jab manufactured by the British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and Oxford University. The WHO has repeatedly warned that most countries are vaccinated.
But there was good news for poor countries on Friday, as the WHO and pharmaceutical giant Pfizer agreed to supply them with an initial dose of up to 40 million Pfizer biotech vaccines through the Data Global Pool. A separate deal, working with international agencies working with the WHO, will provide tens of millions of high-speed antigen tests to developing countries at half the normal cost.