The outbreak took place at a reggaeton concert in the Plaza de Toros in Palma de Mallorca and at several boat parties and hotels. The Balearic authorities have announced an investigation to determine whether several hotels and clubs in Palma have complied with anti-Covid measures. Masks are no longer mandatory in open spaces in Spain, but only if it is possible to maintain social distance.
After joining the green list of London destinations, Mallorca is preparing to receive a wave of British tourists next Wednesday.
How dangerous is the new wave? Moscow set a negative record
The city of Moscow recorded a record number of coronavirus deaths on Sunday. The number has risen to 144 in the last 24 hours, the worst toll since the start of the pandemic. A record 107 deaths were reported in St Petersburg on Saturday. This is a sign that the situation in Russia is rapidly deteriorating due to the delta variant and the low number of vaccinations. In the last 24 hours, 20,538 new cases of infection have been reported across the country and 599 deaths have occurred.
The Australian state of New South Wales reported 30 new cases of coronavirus on the day of a new two-week lockdown in the capital Sydney, the BBC reported. The number of infections caused by the delta version of the virus thus rises to 110, but Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian is confident that cases will continue to rise in the days to come. “
Given the high rate of infection of this strain of the virus, we expect the number of cases to rise even higher than today’s levels in the coming days, as the isolated people have already infected all those people. who came in contact in India. their homes,” the prime minister said. As is well known, after banning four downtown districts last Friday, authorities in Sydney, Australia’s entire largest metropolis (with more than five million residents) for two weeks Decided to extend the provision.
Countries are starting to shut down. Are we following?
Thailand has announced new anti-Covid restrictions, which will remain in force for 30 days in the capital Bangkok and five neighboring provinces. Eating out in restaurants is forbidden, shopping malls will close at 21:00, even construction sites as well as parties and gatherings of more than 20 people will be banned. And in Malaysia, where 5,803 new cases were reported on Saturday, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin announced an extension of restrictions, which should have ended on Monday, June 28: the measures would not be eased until the daily Cases do not fall below 4,000.
New Zealand will extend the Kovid-19 alert level in the capital Wellington for two days. The warning is due to an Australian tourist who tested positive for coronavirus after visiting the city last weekend. Wellington, which moved to Alert Level 2 on Wednesday, will remain at that level until Tuesday.
“It is clear that we are not out of trouble yet,” said Chris Hipkins. “More testing and more results are needed to be able to decide whether to lower alert levels.” Social distancing rules will apply throughout the city, but office buildings, schools and companies can remain open.
New Zealand on Saturday suspended quarantine-free travel from Australia for three days, saying there were too many cases of contamination. “The three-day break will give us time to see if further action is needed, but also to better understand the situation in Australia,” Hipkins said.
In Israel, in the last 24 hours, 229 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded, which is a huge number compared to most of the infections in June. On the other hand, the number of patients in critical condition remains low due to the widespread vaccination campaign in force.
To deal with the coronavirus emergency, the government will meet on Sunday to discuss new measures, followed on Saturday by mandating wearing of masks indoors and in crowded places. Steps that will be examined include wearing masks outside, reducing the number of people who can hold meetings and taking part in a range of activities before those without vaccinations can get tested.
Translation: Ona Avram / Ovaram / Zahariya
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