The country most severely affected by the COVID-19 epidemic is still America with over 42.2 million cases and more than 681,700 deaths. In the past day, the US recorded more than 82,600 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus.
The world may suffer a new outbreak of COVID-19 this fall and winter, this is a warning of scientists from the University of Minnesota (USA). In the context that billions of people around the world do not have access to vaccines and have little chance to eliminate the virus, the world in the next few months may face outbreaks in classrooms, on public transport. and workplaces, as countries are determined to accelerate the pace of opening their economies. According to scientists, the next few years will be a cycle of ups and downs of the disease associated with the time it takes to increase the comprehensive coverage of the vaccine.
At the world’s second largest COVID-19 epidemic center India, on September 14, the country recorded more than 27,400 new cases of COVID-19 and 280 deaths. Currently, a total of more than 33.3 million people have COVID-19, including more than 443,500 deaths from COVID-19 in this South Asian country. According to India’s Ministry of Health, the country has deployed the COVID-19 vaccine to about 750,220,000 people.
Brazil Currently, it is the world’s 3rd largest epidemic hotspot with more than 587,000 COVID-19 patients out of a total of over 21 million infected people in this country.
The Kremlin on September 14 announced, President from Vladimir Putin will self-isolate after some members of his entourage were identified as infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. However, now President Putin is completely healthy and does not have COVID-19 himself. The Kremlin spokesman said that President Putin decided to self-isolate after meeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Moscow two days ago. President Putin will not travel to Tajikistan to attend regional security meetings this week, instead will attend the conference online.
Russia is currently the world’s fifth largest epidemic center with over 7.17 million people infected and more than 194,200 patients died from COVID-19.
Health authorities Brother officially allowed immediate vaccination against COVID-19 for children from 12 to 15 years old in this country. The move comes in the face of concerns that the number of new COVID-19 infections in the UK is increasing sharply again. The vaccine used is a vaccine from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer.
This recommendation comes at a time when health authorities in the UK are still arguing quite fiercely about the real effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine for young people. However, health experts still say that, although there is not enough data, vaccination for children between 12 and 15 years old is necessary to not disrupt learning. As expected, on September 14, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will present to the British House of Commons a plan to respond to COVID-19 in the coming winter.
Around 99% of deaths from COVID-19 in the UK are people who have not received 2 doses of the vaccine. This is the conclusion drawn from the latest study by the UK Office for National Statistics. According to the study, out of more than 51,000 deaths from COVID-19 in the first six months of this year in the UK, only 640 cases were people who had received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Health experts say that the risk of death related to COVID-19 in people who have received 2 doses of the vaccine is much lower than in those who have not been vaccinated or have only received 1 dose. Currently, more than three-quarters of adults in the UK have received two full doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
99% of deaths from COVID-19 in the UK have not received 2 doses of the vaccine (Image: AP)
Portugal, one of the countries with the highest vaccination rates in the world and the number of new COVID-19 infections has decreased, since September 14 it is not mandatory to wear a mask when outdoors. However, the Portuguese General Department of Health still recommends wearing a mask in case of large gatherings or when social distancing cannot be observed. Shops, restaurants and theaters are reopened. Working from home will no longer be mandatory. Night curfews in the worst-affected areas will be lifted.
In Netherlands, from September 25, began to abolish the regulation of 1.5 m distance between people. However, COVID-19 safety certificates will be mandatory for those 13 years of age and older, especially at cafes, concert halls, and theatres. Masks are still required to be used on public transport, especially at train stations and piers. Restaurants are still closed from 0:00 to 6:00. Basic SARS-CoV-2 virus prevention measures such as frequent hand washing or staying home if symptoms are present are still in effect.
While, Greek Compulsory testing and fees for non-vaccinations. Unvaccinated employees will need to submit an electronic test once a week. In addition, teachers, students as well as all tourism, cultural and media professionals will need to be tested twice a week.
September 14th, Australia announced an extension of the blockade order to prevent disease for the capital Canberra until mid-October. Canberra officials say this is a necessary measure to lead to a happier Christmas and a safer 2022, while the campaign to vaccinate against COVID-19 is being promoted.
About 400,000 Canberra residents have been enforcing the stay-at-home directive since August 12, when the city recorded one case of COVID-19. Currently nearly half of Australia’s 25 million people are subject to a blockade order as the country is experiencing a third wave of infections, mainly due to the highly contagious Delta variant.
On September 14, Prime Minister New Zealand Jacinda Ardern has urged the people of this country to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible, asserting this is the only way to prevent the spread of the disease virus and is the basis for easing restrictions in Auckland. , the largest city in the country.
New Zealand on September 14 recorded 17 new cases of COVID-19, down more than half from 33 cases recorded on September 13. However, about 1.7 million people in Auckland will continue to implement a blockade order until next week, as the Government tries to control the Delta variant infection.
Ministry of Health Israel published a survey showing that more than 11% of children who recover from COVID-19 still suffer from the sequelae of the disease, also known as “persistent COVID” syndrome. Researchers conducted a telephone survey of 13,000 parents whose children aged 3-18 years had COVID-19 and recovered. Through the survey, they found that 1 in 10 children has the syndrome “long-lasting COVID”. The risk of this syndrome increases with age, the older the group, the higher the risk. Commonly reported manifestations are mental, cognitive, neurological, sleep disturbances, or difficulty concentrating.
The epidemic situation in Indonesia is easing (Photo: AP)
Epidemic situation in Indonesia, the country most affected by COVID-19 in Southeast Asia, is tending to calm down. On September 13, the country recorded more than 2,500 new cases of COVID-19, the lowest level since mid-May. The rate of positive tests during the day also dropped to a low of 1.45%.
Indonesia is accelerating its vaccination campaign, which is expected to reach the goal of vaccinating more than 70% of the population by the end of this year. In order to gradually reopen the economy and live with COVID-19, the Government of Indonesia will conduct a weekly review, and consider extending the restrictions for another week, until September 20.
In the past 24 hours, Indonesia has recorded an additional 4,128 cases and 250 deaths. Currently, the total number of infections and deaths since the outbreak of the disease in Indonesia is over 4.17 million cases and 139,415 people.
On September 14, the Government of Indonesia announced three current key strategies for living with COVID-19. The first strategy is to increase vaccine coverage, especially in vulnerable groups such as the elderly. The second strategy is to step up testing, tracing and treatment, including optimal handling of concentrated isolation sites. The third strategy is to strictly follow medical care procedures, including wearing masks, washing hands, and keeping distance. Indonesia will consider reopening its borders to the world after at least 70% of the population has completed 1 dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
In PhilippinesFrom September 16, Manila will not apply wide-ranging restrictions because of the COVID-19 epidemic. Instead, the Philippine Government will conduct a pilot blockade according to each epidemic area. This is considered one of the efforts of the Philippine Government to both fight the epidemic and reopen the economy.
According to Philippine officials, the region-by-region blockade will be based on five warning levels that regulate which businesses are allowed to resume, including the factor of fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If successful, this form can be applied nationwide. The Philippines hopes to soon allow students to go to school at a limited rate.
Ministry of Health Laos On September 14, the country recorded 127 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 54 cases of community transmission. Thus, up to now, the total number of cases in Laos is 17,682 cases, of which 16 have died. According to the Lao Ministry of Health, the country continues to record many cases of infection in the community in many provinces. Notably, the capital Vientiane has the highest number of community infections in the country in one day with 24 cases, followed by Champasak province with 13 people. The remaining cases are still recorded scatteredly in some other provinces.
Thailand is developing a nationwide unified standard named “One Standard, One System” to attract international visitors. A priority in the country’s opening-up strategy is to restore tourism, the country’s spearhead economic sector.
According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand, under the “One standard, one system” model, the various measures that provinces are preparing to implement will be eliminated. All provinces will apply the same standard operating procedures to allow visitors to freely travel within designated areas in each province. Accordingly, when entering any of the five provinces and cities including Pattaya, Chiang Mai, Hua Hin, Chaam and Bangkok, visitors only need to follow instructions such as activating the Mor Chana application and being checked. daily at the hotel, instead of being isolated or only traveling according to the travel program.
Immigration procedures at border gates as well as costs and measures for COVID-19 testing for tourists are also agreed nationwide with prices that can be as little as half of the prices currently applied to the model. “Phuket Sandbox”.
National Health Commission China (NHC) said that on September 13, mainland China recorded 59 new infections of COVID-19 in the community, more than double the 22 cases recorded on September 12.
On September 14, China reported 92 new cases of COVID-19. To date, a total of 95,340 residents have been infected in the country, including 4,636 deaths.