India Six cases of the highly contagious coronavirus have been found in people from the UK South Africa He banned the sale of alcohol and ordered the closure of all bars as it fights the spread of the virus, including another new form.
The health ministry said all six victims were isolated in India and their fellow passengers were being traced.
The ministry said India had suspended all flights from the UK until the end of the month due to contagious concerns, but about 33,000 passengers had flown since the end of November before the ban took effect. The ban is likely to take effect in the new year, civil aviation officials said.
I GermanyHealth officials say the new British variable has been in place since November, when it died in the north of the country after being diagnosed with the disease.
Researchers were able to sequence different forms of the B1.1.7 virus in an individual in November this year, according to the Lower Saxony Ministry of Health. It is the same type “responsible for a large proportion of infections found in the south of England”.
This type was found in an elderly patient who was in a healthy condition in various conditions and has since died. His wife was also infected but survived.
The couple contracted the virus after returning from a trip to the UK in mid-November, where they contracted the virus in “every possible way”, the statement said.
A woman arriving in London from Germany on Thursday had previously reported only one case of tension in Germany. The UK sounded the alarm this month, which officials say is a more contagious disease.
In a nationwide address on Monday, South AfricaPresident Cyril Ramphosa has announced the closure of all beaches and public swimming pools in the alcohol ban and infection hotspots, including Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and several coastal areas.
In addition, South Africa is increasing its night curfew by four hours, requiring all residents to be at home from 9pm to 6am, the president said.
“Alcohol-related reckless behavior has helped increase transmission. Alcohol-related accidents and violence are putting pressure on our hospital’s emergency units.
He said increased restrictions were needed because of the increase in infections, which have confirmed one million cases of the virus in South Africa.
Like the UK, South Africa is fighting a different version of Code-19, which medical experts believe is more contagious than the original. According to experts, the variable has prevailed in many parts of the country.
The South African Medical Association, which represents nurses and other health workers as well as doctors, warned on Monday that the health system requires immediate access to alcohol-related care for patients and people with a high incidence of COVID 19. Is on the way to suffering. Related events Many holiday gatherings involve high levels of alcoholism, which often leads to an increase in trauma.
When EU countries began issuing Pfizer / biotech vaccines, which were approved by bloc regulators last week, SpainThe health minister said he was creating a registry of people who refuse to be vaccinated and would share it with other member countries. The vaccine will not be mandatory in Spain, but Health Minister Salvador El-Spanish told Spanish TV that the best way to defeat the virus was to “vaccinate us all – much better.”
A former senior health official has called him The NetherlandsThe immunization strategy is “embarrassing”, as the nation waits until January 8 to begin managing the shots.
“Every week counts,” Royal Coutinho, a former director of the Center for Infectious Disease Control at the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, told the Netherlands’ current affairs show Newsweek on Monday night.
The delay in starting the vaccination program means that “more pressure on healthcare will continue for a long time to come.” This means that it affects not only those who have cavities, but also others, because they cannot be admitted or operations have to be postponed.
The first batch of vaccines, developed by Pfizer and its German partner Biotech, has already arrived in the Netherlands, but will not be delivered until January 8. The government has said it is still involved in preparations, including the development of an IT system for the registration of all vaccines. And training staff.
South Korea On Tuesday, he said he would sign an agreement with Modern to provide the vaccine to 20 million people, the Yonhap news agency quoted the president’s office as saying. In daily records, the nation reported 40 deaths on Tuesday.
This comes a day after officials vowed to step up efforts to launch a public coronavirus vaccination program as the country unveils its first case of various cases of the virus that the UK I have been linked to a rapid increase in infections.
Thailand He warned that more drastic measures could be needed to stem the worst of the epidemic and urged the public to co-operate to curb the spread that has plagued most parts of the country.
Thailand has tightened controls in some areas, including the entertainment business, which will be reviewed in seven days.
Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 155 new cases when new clusters emerged 12 days ago in a seafood market near Bangkok in the wake of a massive outbreak of migrant workers from Myanmar.
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