The G20 nations said that variants of Covid-19 could threaten the economic recovery from the pandemic after a meeting in Venice on Saturday.
In their closing statement, the finance ministers and central bank governors who met said they would use all available tools to combat the economic effects of the pandemic.
Italy’s Finance Minister, Daniel Franco, said they agreed on the need to speed up the delivery of vaccines and treatments to combat the spread of new variants.
Italy records 12 new deaths
Italy recorded 12 deaths and a slight increase in new cases to 1,400 on Saturday.
The number of deaths is down from 25 the day before. The number of patients in intensive care decreased from 169 to 161 and other patients in hospital from 1,167 to 1,147.
The UK has recorded 34 deaths and 32,367 new cases
The UK reported 34 deaths and 32,367 new cases on Saturday.
Deaths rose from 29 the day before, but the number of new cases fell from 35,707.
Over the past week, cases have increased by 30%.
Below is a summary of today’s developments so far
- The Bangladeshi health minister said the country had secured additional insurance 17.5 million doses of vaccineAnd the Amid record coronavirus deaths and more than a million cases. The country, with a population of 169 million, has been under strict confinement for two weeks with troops on the streets to prevent people from going outdoors.
- a Fifth of the staff One NHS Trust in England could be absent in three weeks from now, NHS Providers have warnedThis is partly due to staff having to self-isolate amid a spike in coronavirus cases.
- Scotland has registered Seven new deaths and 2,190 new infections. The latest figures from the Scottish government show a daily test positivity rate of 9% with 435 people in hospital.
- Police urged England fans not to buy tickets for the Euro 2020 final on Sunday Do not travel to London as cases continue to rise in the capital and across the UK. The force also asked football fans not to gather in large groups amid the spread of the delta variable.
- Thailand reported a Record the daily number Of the 91 deaths from the Corona virus and 9,326 new infections. The majority of deaths were in the capital, which also recorded 3,191 cases on Saturday.
- The European Union has provided at least enough coronavirus vaccines 70% of adultsAnd the The President of the European Commission announced. Ursula von der Leyen said about 500 million doses will be distributed to member states by tomorrow.
- Russia reported a record 752 deaths due to corona virus – The largest number in a single day since the beginning of the epidemic – and 25,082 new cases. The new figures bring the total cases in the country to 5,758,300.
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Moldova He is getting half a million doses of the coronavirus vaccine from the United States.
US embassy officials in Moldova said the first 150,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine are due to arrive on Monday.
“Now, we must mobilize ourselves and vaccinate in solidarity,” said Moldovan President Maya Sandu.
The country heads to the polls tomorrow in early parliamentary elections.
To date, only 305,000 people in Moldova have been fully vaccinated, which is about 11% of the population.
Holland Reported 10,345 New coronavirus cases – largest number in a single day since Christmas.
According to the NL Times, the increase lifted the seven-day average by 41% to 4,504 and the daily average is now 7.5 times higher than it was 11 days ago.
Bangladesh got 17.5 million additional vaccines
BangladeshThe Iraqi Minister of Health said today that the country has secured additional insurance 17.5 m Vaccine doses, amid record coronavirus deaths and more than a million cases.
The country, with a population of 169 million, has been under strict confinement for two weeks with troops on the streets to prevent people from going outdoors.
Zahid Malik said he had bought 4.5 million new strikes and was expecting 6 million from Kovacs and 5 million from China, according to AFP. So far only 5.8 million people have been vaccinated.
“We believe there will be no shortage of vaccine in the coming days,” he said. “Our goal is to gradually vaccinate about 80 percent of the people.”
212 people died in Bangladesh on Friday, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to more than 16,000 – a number experts say is actually at least five times lower than the true number.
Scotland has recorded 7 deaths and 2,190 new cases
Seven people have died and 2,190 new people have contracted coronavirus in Scotland in the past 24 hours.
The latest figures from the Scottish government show a daily test positivity rate of 9% with 435 people in hospital.
Fifth staff could miss one NHS trust within 3 weeks
A fifth of staff may be absent from an NHS organization you trust England In three weeks from now, a representative organization has warned, in part because employees have had to self-isolate amid rising coronavirus infections.
NHS Providers, a membership organization for NHS Trusts in England, said the staff shortage, also caused by people taking annual leave late due to the pandemic, could lead to 900 cancellations. She refused to name the trust.
They also cautioned that a growing number of trusts have alerted them to their concerns in recent days about how the need for staff, the majority of whom have been vaccinated, to self-isolate “significantly affects their ability to provide care”.
Chris Hobson, chief executive of the organization, said: “Covid-19 infection rates are rising rapidly, with the Secretary of State predicting 100,000 cases per day. This means that the number of employees who have to self-isolate will continue to rise if current measures are maintained.”
The government said last night that NHS staff may be exempt From having to self-isolate if they are ‘stressed’ by the Covid app.
Hobson said the government was taking the right approach, but called for “urgent decisions” to be made as NHS trusts face “rapidly increasing pressure”.
Organized an illegal home party for 100 people in United kingdom He was fined £10,000 for breaching Covid laws.
Police in Essex, England They were called to the unlicensed event near Brentwood at approximately 10.35pm last night.
The officers also fined 39 people £200 each for breaching coronavirus restrictions, which are expected to be removed in the UK on July 19.
Detective Director John Burgess said:
This event was a clear and blatant breach of the government’s Covid-19 regulations, so it was absolutely right to respond and shut it down.
We know the end of lockdown measures is in sight, but while they remain in place, it’s really important that we all continue to do the right thing and follow it.
Vietnam registered 1,853 Corona virus infections today – a new record daily increase. Reuters says most of the cases were in Ho Chi Minh City, which yesterday began a 15-day period of restrictions.
Malaysia It reports 9,353 coronavirus cases per day – a record for the second day in a row.
Malaysian Post Reports It is the third time since the beginning of the epidemic that the number of daily cases exceeds 9000.
The country’s director general of health, Noor Hisham Abdullah, reportedly said Selangor had the highest number of cases, with 4,277, followed by Kuala Lumpur, where there were 1,398.
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Police are urging England fans without tickets to stay away from London الابتعاد
Police urged dead England Fans without tickets to Sunday’s Euro 2020 final will not travel to London as cases continue to rise in the capital and across the UK.
The force also asked football fans not to gather in large groups amid the spread of the highly prevalent delta type.
Deputy Assistant Commissioner Lawrence Taylor said the force had a “significantly enhanced policing operation” at the match venue.
He added: “We want people to be able to enjoy the Euro 2020 final safely and securely, to act responsibly and with consideration for the safety and well-being of others.
London remains in a public health crisis. There are government guidelines in place that we ask people to follow and to stay socially distancing. We will enforce legislation proportionately and as appropriate and deal with crowds.
But I urge people not to congregate in large numbers. If you don’t have a match ticket or fan zone or are officially booked into a pub, bar or club, my message is clear: Please don’t come to London – you could end up missing out.”
Thailand records the highest daily death toll
Thailand It recorded a daily record of 91 coronavirus deaths and 9,326 new infections.
According to the Bangkok Post, the previous highest number of deaths recorded in a single day was 75 on Thursday, when the country also recorded 7,058 new infections.
The majority of deaths were in the capital, which also recorded 3,191 cases on Saturday.
In the United kingdom, government officials check whether they have been fully vaccinated NHS Workers could be allowed to forgo self-isolation in order to reduce the healthcare staff crisis amid the rapid spread of Covid infection.
Downing Street said on Friday it was considering whether to end the self-isolation requirement if it had been “pressured” by NHS Covid app It can be presented to NHS staff. The requirement for all fully vaccinated individuals is set to expire on August 16.
It comes amid a surge in infections in the UK, which in turn is leading to an increase in the number of people being asked to self-isolate. This is expected to increase after the England final Conquest stage on July 19, when most restrictions, including mask requirements, have expired.
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