- Over 8.41 crore infected in the world so far, 18.30 lakh deaths have been done, 5.95 crore are healthy
- In the US, the figure of infected is more than 2.04 crore, so far 3.53 lakh people have lost their lives
Corona cases are increasing rapidly in the UK. In view of this, the British Government has decided to keep all the primary schools in London closed for the next two weeks. The new corona strains here have accelerated the number of patients. Education Minister Gavien Williamson said that the decision to reopen the secondary school has also been put on hold.
Within the last 24 hours, more than 53 thousand new corona infections have been found in Britain. 630 people died. So far, 25 lakh 42 thousand 65 people have been affected by the infection here. Of these, 74 thousand 125 patients have also died.
8.41 crore patients
The number of corona patients in the world exceeded 8.41 crores. More than 595 million people have been cured. So far, more than 18 lakh 30 thousand people have lost their lives. These figures are according to www.worldometers.info/coronavirus. UK vaccine experts have said that there is a need to be cautious about new variants of Kovid-19 found in the UK and South Africa. According to him, this is an opportunity for scientists from all over the world to be vigilant.
A person in front of a corona billboard in a London market. In Britain, more than 50 thousand infected were found in a single day on Wednesday. About one lakh people have been vaccinated.
Britain’s vaccine expert, Dr. Paul Auffitt, told CNN – “The new variant of Kovid-19 found in the UK and South Africa has raised concerns for all of us.” In particular, it is a serious warning for scientists to focus on the sequencing and mutation of the virus. Doctor Paul is also a member of the UK Food and Drug Advisory Committee. He has a significant contribution in approving the Pfizer vaccine in the UK. Paul initiatives have also been involved with vaccine research.
Paul said- remember that corona is an RNA virus. Its meaning can be understood in easy language in such a way that it spreads like influenza and measles i.e. measles virus. It can have many variants. In such a situation, it becomes the responsibility of scientists to keep an eye on its variants. At least one year will have to focus on it.
American Hospital in difficulty
In the US, the number of patients admitted to hospitals again increased on Thursday. CNN quoted the US Health Department as saying that 1 lakh 25 thousand 379 infected hospitals arrived in a single day. Earlier too, the Covid Tracking Project i.e. CTP had said that on Wednesday, last week, one lakh 25 thousand 335 patients were admitted to hospitals. The number of patients admitted to hospitals of the country for the 13th consecutive day was more than one lakh.
WHO gave relief news
The World Health Organization (WHO) has made a big announcement on the new year for the world facing Corona. On the very first day of 2021, WHO approved Pfizer-BioNtech’s Corona vaccine for emergency use. This is the first vaccine from Corona that has been approved by the WHO. Now all the countries of the world can use this vaccine as soon as possible. The WHO issued a statement stating that the emergency of this Pfizer vaccine can be used. It has met all standards in testing.
Situation in the top 10 countries affected by Corona
|The uk||2,488,780||73,512||N / A|
|Spain||1,921,115||50,689||N / A|
(Figures are according to www.worldometers.info/coronavirus)