New measures, new reports and highlights: An update on the latest developments in the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
situation in france
On Thursday, the coronavirus contamination figure continued to decline gradually and contained key health indicators of COVID-19, according to data from Public Health France. in totality, 10,969 cases Contamination was recorded in 24 hours, compared to more than 12,800 on Wednesday and more than 14,500 on Tuesday. In comparison, there were more than 15,000 infections last Thursday. The positivity rate, which measures the proportion of positive cases to the number of people tested, is also declining. Consolidated on D-3 measured over the past seven days, it is 2.3% Thursday, compared to 2.4% Wednesday and 2.6% a week ago.
Hospital infrastructure remains under pressure 10,323 people hospitalized (10,438 Wednesdays), of whom 2,195 (2,224 Wednesdays) are treated in the critical care unit, reserved for the most severe forms of COVID-19. The seven-day data, which smoothes out daily variations, indicates a slight decrease in 3,777 hospitalizations, including 1,009 critical care admissions, as against 4,651 and 1,067, respectively, last Thursday. “We are on the right track,” Health Minister Olivier Veran told France 2 on Thursday. He said that “health pressure is starting to ease, this is not the time to slacken our efforts”.
covid-19 killed 115,362 people since the start of the pandemic. In the hospital, he took 104 patients in the last 24 hours.
On the vaccination front, there are now 49,448,505 people who have received at least one injection (ie 73.3% of the total population) and 46,221,399 people who have received a “complete vaccination schedule” (either two doses or a single dose). covid or have received the Johnson vaccine), which is 68.6% of the total population.
position in the world
At least the covid-19 pandemic 4.59 million dead In the world since the end of December 2019, according to a report by AFP from official sources established Thursday at 10 a.m. GMT.
United States of america Countries with the highest number of deaths are (654 492), before this Brazil (585 174), I when (441 749), Mexico (265 420) And Peru (198 595), according to official figures.
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the pandemic’s toll could be two to three times higher, taking into account the high mortality rates directly and indirectly associated with COVID-19.
Joe Biden expands mandatory vaccination to fight Covid-19
Joe Biden on Thursday presented a plan to strengthen the fight against COVID-19 in the United States, which has been decimated by Delta Edition by making vaccinations mandatory for millions of employees, especially in the public and private sectors.
The Los Angeles school district, the second largest in the United States, went so far as to decide on Thursday that all students aged 12 and older should be protected against Covid-19 if they want to attend a public establishment. should be vaccinated.
Vaccination passport in Scotland in October
The Scottish Parliament on Thursday voted to introduce Covid-19 vaccination certificates for access to nightclubs and certain events, becoming the first country in Britain to adopt such a measure. This will come into effect from 1 October.
End of sanctions in Denmark
No longer a shadow of a mask or health pass, offices are back to life and concerts bring thousands of fans together: this Friday, Denmark turns the page on restrictions aimed solely at fighting COVID-19.
Introduced as a result of the reopening in March, “CoronaPass” was no longer mandatory in nightclubs from 1 September, a requirement raised this Friday.
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