Greenhouse gas emissions in Australia fell by 3% in June of the year due to the closure of the Covid-19, the ongoing impact of the drought and the impact of cheap solar and wind energy.
The government said it meant Australia had beaten its international 2020 target – widely considered an unlikely target by experts.
Experts say most of the year-over-year reduction in emissions is not related to federal government action.
The quarterly emission correction released on Monday showed that vehicle emissions due to the epidemic fell sharply by 6.%% during the year from June as there were fewer cars on the roads and passenger flights were down in the early months of this year .
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The world’s largest vaccine maker said on Saturday it would apply for an emergency license for the coronavirus vaccine in two weeks, and confusion over its effectiveness would not delay its delivery, AFP reports.
Adar Ponnawala, chief executive of Serum Institute India f India, will also be able to prepare at least 100 million doses a month in early 2021 of the confirmed giant Covishield, developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University.
Poonawala said the institute was already producing 500-60 million doses a month and after January-February, which would be increased to 100 million doses per month.
The Serum Institute will be the first to focus on production for the 150-plus countries of the India and Kovacs alliance who have agreed to work together on vaccine distribution.
AstraZeneca and Oxford University have welcomed its vaccine as it is cheaper than its competitors and easier to store and distribute because it can withstand higher temperatures.
Mexico reported 6,388 newly confirmed coronavirus infections and 196 additional deaths on Sunday, according to health ministry figures.
The latest figures put the number of government cases at 1,107,01, with a total death toll of 10,105,105,655.
Health officials say the actual number of both is significantly higher due to less testing.
Brazil has reported 51,922 additional coronavirus cases and 587 new deaths in the last 24 hours, the country’s health ministry said on Saturday.
The South American country now has 6,290,272 confirmed coronavirus deaths and 172,561 deaths.
The United States passed four million cases of coronavirus on Saturday in November, more than double the 1.9 million cases reported in October.
Airline and transportation officials report that Americans traveled millions over the weekend, and between Black Friday, retailers experienced large crowds and overnight lines despite requests from the government and merchants primarily to shop online.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams acknowledged the rise on Sunday, adding that he expects the rise to continue. With 1,192 new deaths from the virus reported on Saturday, Covid-19 has now killed more than 265,000 people in the United States.
“I want to be with the American people directly. It’s going to get worse in the next few weeks,” he told Fox News Sunday. “The actions we take over the next few days will determine how bad it is or whether we continue to flatten our turn.”
More than 1.1 million people tested positive for the virus in the past week, an average of 170,000 people a day, according to Covid-19 tracking data. On Saturday, public health officials noted daily 91,635 hospitalizations:
China reported 18 new Covid-19 cases on November 29, up from 11 a day earlier, the National Health Authority said Monday.
The National Health Commission said in a statement that 15 of the new cases were imported infections from abroad. It also reported three local infections in the Inner Mongolia area.
The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, has risen from 10 a day earlier to 17.
The total number of Kovid-19 cases in mainland China is now 86, at30, while the death toll remains at 4,6344.
Coronavirus infection in England has dropped by almost a third since the country entered its second lockdown, showing swab tests on 105,000 volunteers.
This month saw a nearly 30% drop across the country in a fortnight, with 10,000 people being infected daily between November 1-254, up from 10,000 per 132 between October 26 and November 2.
The R number, which shows the level of transmission, is now 0.88. Any figure above 1 means the virus is growing rapidly.
The findings of the government-funded React Mass Surveillance Study are welcomed as evidence that since November 5, England has been able to reduce the spread of the virus through a comprehensive lockdown, and a system of various tire bans prior to it:
Dr Fawcett also said the arrival of the vaccine “gives light at the end of the tunnel”, AP reports. This coming week, the Advisory Committee on Immune Systems will discuss the rollout of the vaccine with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, he said.
He added that President-elect Joe Biden should focus on vaccine distribution “efficiently and equitably”. Fawcett also said he plans to push the new administration for a tougher testing program.
He said health care workers would be among the first to be vaccinated, with the first vaccination taking place before the end of December and then more in January, February and March.
“So if we can stick together as a country and do these kinds of things to curb these receipts until we get a significant proportion of the vaccinating population, we can get out of this.”
Furge key warns of ‘over-the-counter’ in U.S. cases after Thanksgiving
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told ABC’s “This Week” that the U.S. Infection level. “Suddenly all turns.”
AP: “So clearly in the next few weeks, we’re going to make something similar. And maybe even two or three weeks below this line … we’ll see a rebound. “
Fossey also appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press”, where he made a similar comment, adding that “Thanksgiving is not too late for people traveling home to wear masks to help control the virus, stay away from others and avoid large groups of people.” ”. .
The number of new Covid-19 cases in the United States peaked at 200,000 for the first time on Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University figures. Since January, when the U.S. The first infections were reported in, the country’s total cases have exceeded 13 million. More than 265,000 people have died.
In the run-up to the Thanksgiving holiday, more than 800,000 to more than 1 million passengers traveled to the U.S. during the past week, according to figures from the Transportation Security Administration. Entered anywhere through airport checkpoints.
Which saw 2.3 to 2.6 million dailies last year. The epidemic initially surpasses that number of passengers, while in some spring tuna days the daily average falls below 100,000.
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A top U.S. infectious disease specialist said Sunday that coronavirus could grow in the country in the weeks following Thanksgiving, and he doesn’t expect recommendations around social distance to be relaxed before Christmas.
Last week, the U.S., which has the highest number of cases and deaths in any country in the world, reported more than 200,000 cases in a single day.
- Iraqi children have started going back to school For the first time since late February, With measures of social distance in places and schools operated six days a week.
- Lebanon will gradually begin to ease coronavirus restrictions Was imposed two weeks before Monday, as it seems to be boosting its struggling economy ahead of Christmas.
- TurkeyNo. The number of deaths from the daily coronavirus has reached record levels for the seventh day in a row On Sunday, with 185 casualties in the last 24 hours.
- The WHO delivered 15 ventilators to hospitals in Gaza There was an increase in Kovid-19 infection in the Palestinian territories on Sunday.
- New York CityState Schools will resume in December, Starting Sunday with elementary schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday.
- U.S. Top infectious disease expert warns that “surge” could increase in the country There is a virus in the coming weeks.
- Greece Announced 1,193 new coronavirus infections On Sunday, a significant drop compared to the latest figures and its lowest number since November 2.
- Doctors and nurses in Madrid, Spain, are protesting against the cut That they say has left them struggling to cope with the Kovid-19 epidemic.
- Of France The Supreme Administrative Court has ordered the government to repeal the coronavirus rules Against the angry objections of church leaders, no more than 30 people were allowed on religious services.
- There have been a further 12,155 lab-confirmed coronavirus cases in the UK, According to government data. This compares to the 15,871 cases reported on Saturday.