So far, seven US states. USA They have reported their highest admissions of patients with coronavirus in the pandemic, as cases in the US following the relaxation of restrictions.
Arizona, Arkansas, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, which also confirmed a record daily increase in cases on Tuesday, each admitted a record number of infected people to the hospital, the Washington Post reported.
California also recorded record infections, with more than 5,000 in a single day for the first time, as Arizona, Nevada, and Missouri also reported a record increase in cases.
In Florida, Homestead Hospital warned that its intensive care unit was at its maximum, NBC reported. Florida confirmed 3,200 new cases Tuesday, which marked the sixth day of more than 25,000 cases.
When Trump spoke of his success in managing the pandemic, and accused Democrats of wanting to keep the economy closed so that “the numbers were bad” at a student rally in Arizona, Dr. Anthony Fauci pleaded with people that They will wear masks in crowded public spaces. Plan A, don’t go into a crowd. Plan B, if you do, be sure to wear a mask, ”Fauci said at a congressional hearing.
The coming weeks would be critical to stopping an alarming increase in coronavirus, he said.
Fauci, chief of infectious diseases at the US National Institutes of Health. And other top health officials also said they had not been asked to stop virus testing, in contrast to Trump’s claim last weekend that he had ordered fewer tests to be done because they were discovering too many infections. . Trump said earlier Tuesday that he was not joking when he made that comment, the AP reported.
The United States has the highest Covid-19 cases worldwide, with more than 2.3 million, or a quarter of the world total. At least 121,217 people have died in the United States so far.
Brazil, with the next highest number of infections, has 1,145,906, after it confirmed more than 39,000 in a single day on Tuesday. The death toll in Latin America’s largest economy is 52,645. A judge on Tuesday ordered Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro to wear a mask in public after the right-wing populist attended political demonstrations without one.
The death toll in Latin America exceeded 100,000 on Tuesday, according to a Reuters count, with Mexico The second most affected region in the nation. On Tuesday, Mexico registered 6,288 new infections and 793 additional deaths, the Health Ministry said, bringing the totals for the country to 191,410 cases and 23,377 deaths.
Deaths worldwide have passed 475,0000, according to Johns Hopkins University figures, with known deaths at 476,945, and confirmed infections at 9,239,794. Actual figures are likely to be higher due to different test rates and underreporting definitions, delays, and suspicions.
While researchers around the world are working on more than 200 vaccine candidates, a Chinese pharmaceutical company, China National Biotec Group, has been approved to conduct a large-scale “Phase 3” clinical trial of its new vaccine candidate. coronavirus in the United Arab Emirates, Reuters reported.
China is trying to test possible vaccines abroad due to a lack of new patients at home.
More than a dozen experimental vaccines are being tested worldwide. None of them have successfully completed a final-stage “Phase 3” test to determine effectiveness in protecting healthy people from the virus, which has killed more than 470,000 people worldwide.
These trials involve thousands of participants and usually take place in countries where the virus is widespread, so the vaccine can be seen in a real life setting. However, China reported fewer than 10 new local cases per day on average last month, and its researchers are now looking abroad.
Other key developments in the coronavirus pandemic worldwide include:
Russia will hold a World War II parade ahead of the vote on Putin’s reforms on Wednesday. Putin announced the new dates for the parade and a vote extending his rule, initially scheduled for April, last month despite Russia still registering thousands of new cases every day. Russia has 598,878 cases, the third highest worldwide, and 8,349 deaths, significantly lower than most other countries among the 10 most affected, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, which is based on official government data. .
More than 200 students and staff who returned to a boarding school in South AfricaThe impoverished Eastern Cape province this month tested positive Tuesday, authorities said. The Eastern Cape represents around 15% of South Africa’s 101,590 cases, making it the third most affected province in the country.
Australia confirmed his first death in a month. The 80-year-old man died in the state of Victoria, the first coronavirus-related death in more than a month. The total death toll from the virus in Australia is now 103.
New Zealand He recorded a new case, diagnosed in a traveler who returns from abroad and remains in government-run isolation facilities. The country has reported 11 active cases, all in people who returned to the country. Nine of them were diagnosed during their government-administered isolation and remain there.