Germany records more than 7,600 new cases
Number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Germany increased by 7,676 to 2,386,559, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Sunday.
The reported death toll rose by 145 to 67,841, the survey found.
The pub that closed its doors during locking now serves a menagerie of very different clientele after it was transformed into Ireland’s first wildlife hospital, Reuters reports.
The Tara Na Ri bar in Meath County, northwest of Dublin, is now deserted, shutters down, Guinness taps dry and empty.
But the outbuildings of pub hives are activities.
In one, a staff member feeds Liam, a two-week-old wild Irish goat, which was found on a mountain.
Three swans nest on the straw in the former stables, a slimy fox settles in the new enclosure, and the buzz of a wide eye sucks back to health.
“We were very used to just one unique way of life,” said James McCarthy, whose family owned the pub for more than a decade.
“When that is taken away, you are left with a void. It takes a while before it starts to be replaced by other things that you would never have thought possible before. “
McCarthy has handed over the outbuildings to the Irish Wildlife Rehabilitation Agency (WRI) and instead of withdrawing pints, he now supplies customers with take-away coffees in front of the pub.
Israel reopened its part of the economy on Sunday, which it called the beginning of a return to routine, made possible by the Covid-19 vaccination campaign, which reached almost half of the population, Reuters reports.
While shops were open to all, access to leisure sites such as gyms and theaters was limited to vaccines or those recovering from presumed immune diseases, the so-called “green pass” status shown in a special health ministry application.
Social distancing measures remained in place. Dancing was forbidden in banquet halls, and synagogues, mosques, or churches had to halve their usual number of believers.
Arriving exactly one year after Israel’s first documented coronavirus case, Sunday’s curb easing is part of the government’s plan to open the economy wider next month, when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is re-elected.
Israel has administered at least one dose of Pfizer Inc. to more than 45% of the 9 million population, the health ministry says. The dual regime reduced Covid-19 infections by 95.8%, ministry data showed.
The country has recorded more than 740,000 cases and 5,500 deaths from the disease, sparking criticism at the expense of the sometimes executed three national locks by Netanyahu’s government. He promised not to be fourth.
Pupils and students in the last two years of high school attended classes on Sunday in Israeli cities that were found to have the infection rate under control. High school students are due to return by next month, after nearly a year of distance learning.
In Australia the state of victoria has not recorded any cases acquired locally, as the government provides $ 143 million in support to companies that cannot work on Valentine’s Day due to a five-day state lockout.
Vaccination begins with eligible high-risk recipients on Monday in Victoria, where there have been no local or acquired foreign diagnoses of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, with more than 10,300 tests performed.
It was the second day in a row in a state without a local virus in Victoria.
Affairs Minister Martin Pakula told reporters on Sunday that the state government would distribute $ 143 million to companies affected by the state’s third lockdown, which ended on Thursday.
The payout of 2,000 to 50,000 U.S. companies aims to compensate for the inability to trade during the five-day period, which coincided with Valentine’s Day, the Lunar New Year, and the Australian Open.
Businesses like restaurants, florists, live entertainers and accommodation providers would be high on the list, he noted.
Support will be available to companies with an annual payroll of up to $ 3 million.
Additional payments of $ 3,000 would be available to licensed catering establishments that had previously received support through the state aid fund, while a total of $ 16 million would be allocated to accommodation providers.
An additional $ 50,000 travel vouchers would be available for locations in regional Victoria and wider Melbourne.
Chinese state media report that the government has approved 16 more domestic vaccines for clinical trials.
According to a government body, China Daily, six of the 16 entered phase three trials.
China has two locally produced vaccines – both relying on inactivated Covid-19 – that are now being given to people in several countries. At home, more than 40 million Chinese have received the vaccine, but China has also shipped more than 440 million doses to at least 27 countries, as it is called. ‘vaccine diplomacy’ campaign, with Russia.
Chinese specialists show in the way it has introduced vaccines into its belt and road initiative framework, using summits with Middle Eastern and African countries to offer preferential access to stings, along with investments in highways, ports, 5G networks and renewables. Last year, as Washington trumpeted the “America first” response to the pandemic, Beijing has made high-profile deals to test, produce, and sell vaccines in Latin America, deep within the traditional sphere of U.S. influence.
You can read more about that in this report from Friday by Michael Safi and Milivoj Pantović.
Data on the number of Covid-19 cases in UK it is now so encouraging that outdoor sports for children and small numbers of adults should be allowed immediately as part of the accelerated easing of locks, said a leading scientist and government adviser. An observer.
With the Prime Minister it is expected to cautiously lift the restrictions in a statement for the House of Commons on Monday, prof. Mark Woolhouse of the University of Edinburgh, whose work fits into the Spi-M Sage subgroup, said the data showed that the government did not need to be “extremely cautious”.
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Mexico records 7,785 new cases, 832 deaths
The Mexican Ministry of Health on Saturday reported 7,785 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the country and another 832 deaths, leading to 2,038,276 infections and 179,797 deaths.
The actual number of infections and deaths is probably significantly higher than the official number, the health ministry said.
In northern China, residents who have been locked up for more than 40 days have concerns and complaints.
China has recently experienced the worst epidemics since the early months of the pandemic. Gaocheng, Shijiazhuang City District, home to 800,000 people, was one of the hardest hit, with more than 880 cases.
South China Morning Post reports there have been no new cases since Monday, and authorities have adjusted risk level labels for much of the county. But some residents of the city of Jiumen said they were not told about the lifting of restrictions and were prevented from leaving. They have been locked since mid-January, and residents say they are running out of food and have been ordered to be tested several times.
“I did the test 16 times. I haven’t left the house in over a month. He Pengfei, a 30-year-old restaurant owner in Lianzhou, told the Post. He said he was forced to close the business and borrow.
china reported seven new cases on land on Saturday, up from eight cases the day before, National Health The Commission said.
All new infections were imported cases, the statement said. There were no new deaths.
China also reported six new asymptomatic patients, compared with 13 days earlier. China does not classify asymptomatic cases as confirmed Covid-19 cases.
As of Saturday, mainland China had 89,831 confirmed coronavirus infections, while the number of dead remained 4,636, it is stated.
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- Australiaand she began introducing the vaccine the day before, with the country’s prime minister among the first to receive a dose on Sunday. “It’s safe, it’s important, to join us on this Australian journey that sees us emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic,” he said.
- All adults in the UK will be offered the first dose of Covid-19 by the end of July, Boris Johnson said ahead of the announcement that England would start easing the third lock.
- Israel reported a 95.8% drop in Covid-19 infection among those who received two doses of Pfizer vaccine, his health ministry announced on Saturday.
- Another 21 cases of the virus were discovered, which was first discovered in Great Britain Morocco, his health ministry said, taking the number of reported cases with the mutation to 24.
- Coronavirus cases are on the rise in a number of Indian states, including Punjab, Maharashtra, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh. The rise in infections comes amid the discovery of new versions of the virus in Maharashtra, the Times of India reports.
- The French number of new cases of coronavirus increased for the third day in a row compared to the week before, and the health ministry reported 22,371 new cases on Saturday.
- Micheál Martin, Taoiseach, rules out reopening Irish hospitality sector by mid-summer due to the high level of Covid-19 cases in the country.
- The Mexican Deputy Health Minister announced he was positive for Covid-19, adding that his symptoms are mild.
- Iran has closed several crossings on its border with Iraq in an attempt to suppress the spread of the Covid variant, which was first discovered in UK after being found in the ground.
- The British Minister of Health, Matt Hancock, acted illegally failing to announce the multibillion-pound government contracts Covid-19 within the 30-day period provided by law, a high court judge ruled.
- More than 17 million people in the UK have now received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, according to government figures.