September 29, 2021

Coronavirus, the latest news from Italy and the world on Covid


Coronavirus updates on Tuesday 27 July

The cases of Covid in the world are 194 million according to data released by Johns Hopkins University, while the confirmed deaths exceed 4.1 million since the beginning of the pandemic. And in Italy the latest balance, relative to Monday 26 July, of 3,117 new cases and 22 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.

12.00 – The Tunisian situation
In Tunisia they are almost 19,000 deaths attributable to the coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic. The rate of positivity compared to the tests carried out at 27.54%. In total, in the country with just under 12 million inhabitants, there are 575,002 confirmed cases of Covid-19. Tunisia, the BBC recalled yesterday, one of the countries with the highest number of deaths from Covid in relation to the inhabitants. Last week, 300 people died in 24 hours. Only 7% of Tunisians fully vaccinated.

11.40 am – In Germany the vaccination campaign slows down
According to what is learned from the website of the German Ministry of Health, the percentage of those who have obtained complete immunization to Covid-19 reached the 49.7% of the population. According to previous calculations, it would be already due exceeded the threshold of 50%. 50.7 million people have obtained at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, equivalent to 61% of the population, as reported by the German National Epidemiological Center. Here the situation of immunizations in Europe.

11.00 – Covid in the Olympic village
Covid-19 cases among people accredited to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics rise to 160 total: seven new positives today. The International Olympic Committee announced that of nearly 240,000 screening tests conducted on Olympic participants between 1 and 25 July, the positivity rate was 0.02 percent. All this while Tokyo records a new record of infections. (See news of 9.50)

10.30 am – Decreasing infections in Jakarta (Indonesia)
Coronavirus infections are decreasing in Jakarta, while the rest of Indonesia is always struggling with a devastating wave of infections: in the two weeks from 12 to 25 July, daily cases in the capital fell by 82%. According to official data, the positivity rate in the period 15-25 July almost halved (from 31.2% to 15.9%) and the occupancy rate of beds in Jakarta hospitals dropped (from 90% to 73%). , although in intensive care units it remains high.

10.15 am – Calabria and Bolzano
In the last 24 hours, approximately 19,000 doses of the anti Covid 19 vaccine have been administered in Calabria: according to the latest government report, it is last position, together with the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, in the ratio between administered and delivered doses. In the latest survey, Calabria in fact stood at 90.2% against a national average of 95.1%.

09.50 am – New record of cases in Tokyo
Boom of covid-19 infections in Tokyo while the Olympics are underway. The Japanese capital registers 2,848 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours, breaking the January record with the start of the Olympics. They are the highest ever recorded in the city since the start of the pandemic, and surpassed the previous record of January 7. The government has asked the capital’s hospitals to prepare more beds, in view of an increase in hospitalizations: the seventh consecutive day that the infections exceed one thousand.

9.30 am – British hospitals: same pressure as in January
The British National Health Service is under the same pressure as it was at the height of the pandemic in January. CEOs write this to Boris Johnson, stating that the health service is undergoing a combination of pressures: The general level of pressure they are experiencing now, although very different in form, similar to the pressure of January of this year.

9.00 – The point on vaccines
In Italy, 56.5% of the over 12 population completed the vaccination cycle, for a total of almost 66 million administrations. Here the government report.

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