COVID 19 is making a strong comeback in the world
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This Sunday, September 27, the COVID-19 virus affects 33,217,373 confirmed cases and has made a total of 1,005,180 in the world . The number of new cases breaks records, mainly in America where it explodes. The WHO calls for "taking control" of the epidemic. Some countries that contained the pandemic are facing new waves of contamination.
The situation in France this Sunday, September 27, 2020 concerning the Covid-19 pandemic. Restrictions, cancellations, schools, aids and other measures, we are following the progress. The Directorate General of Health issued a warning: "Viral circulation is clearly increasing in France … we have returned to levels comparable to those at the end of the containment period.".
The epidemic is on the rise in several regions and departments, and new restrictions are being applied.
Public Health France published this Sunday evening its latest assessment of the evolution of the epidemic. According to the latest figures, 11,123 new cases of contamination have been recorded during the last 24 hours. The positivity rate is 7.4%. Forty-seven new "clusters" have been discovered, bringing to 1230 the total number of outbreaks under investigation.
Since Friday, 27 new deaths have been reported, bringing the total number of deaths since the beginning of the epidemic to 31,727. At the same time, 4204 new hospitalizations for Covid have been recorded over the last 7 days, including 786 in intensive care.
In Italy, there have been 1,766 new cases in the last 24 hours, particularly in the north of the country. There are 17 more deaths in 24 hours this Sunday, September 27. It is now 35,835 in total since the beginning of the epidemic. The total number of recorded cases is 309,870. The start of the school year was made, Monday morning, under "high surveillance". Very cautious, the Italians are not facing an important rebound.
In the United Kingdom, there were 5,693 new cases in 24 hours on Sunday 27 September 2020 with a total of 434,969 cases since the beginning of the epidemic. There were 17 deaths in 24 hours on Sunday, September 27, 2020, for a total of 41,988 deaths. The United Kingdom is implementing the "rule of six" and prohibits gatherings of more than 6 people indoors and outdoors. While the infection curve is rising again, it is becoming more and more difficult to get an appointment for a test close to home.
In the U.S., the number of new cases every day is still exploding. It now stands at 51,824 contaminations recorded in the last 24 hours. This Sunday, September 27, the country has 7,287,544 cases. The number of deaths today is 876 deaths in 24 hours, or 209,177 deaths in total. Donald Trump admits having voluntarily minimized the threat of the coronavirus.
In India, the human toll of the coronavirus epidemic is increasing. On Sunday, September 27, India recorded 5,996,820 confirmed cases (+89,010 in 24 hours) and 94,559 deaths, including 1,124 in 24 hours. India becomes the second most affected country in terms of number of cases behind the USA and overtakes Brazil.
The toll continues to rise in Brazil with a new high number of new contaminations, 28,378 in 24 hours. On Sunday, September 27, 794 deaths were recorded in 24 hours. The country reports a total of 4,717,991 registered cases and 140,612 deaths, according to figures given by the government. However, these data would be largely underestimated. Due to the important circulation of the virus in the country, four candidate vaccines are being tested on 22,000 volunteers, including the British AstraZeneca, which was relaunched on Saturday, September 12.
In France, the latest assessment provided by the health authorities concerning the COVID-19 pandemic shows at least 527,446 confirmed cases (+14,412 in 24 hours) and a total of 31,700 deaths. On Saturday, September 26, 39 deaths were recorded in hospitals in 24 hours. The number of deaths in EHPAD and EMS reports 10,666 (+95) deaths in total, the next assessment will be given next Tuesday. The total number of deaths in hospitals is 21,034 (+39 in 24 hours).
Morocco is experiencing an increase in contamination since the relaxation of the state of health emergency, which is, again, extended for a month this Wednesday, September 9, 2020. The country counts this Saturday, September 26, 2,719 new cases of contamination in 24 hours and 115,241 cases in total. Morocco currently deplores 2,041 deaths (+43 in 24 hours). The city of Casablanca is locked and schools closed. The Ministry is working to lower the rate of reproduction of the virus.
Spain recorded, this Friday, September 25, 12,272 new cases of contamination including 4,122 in 24 hours, or 704,209 cases in total. The country counts 114 deaths in 24 hours, i.e. 31,232 in total. The region around Madrid is particularly affected by a resumption of the coronavirus epidemic. To fight against the pandemic, the authorities will take new measures concerning the movement and gathering of people by the end of the week.
Data as of Sunday, September 27, 2020 :
In Chile, the country counts 1,922 new cases in 24 hours, this Sunday, September 27, the country counts 457,901 registered and 12,641 (+50) deaths in total. Last Tuesday, Chile crossed the threshold of 400,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus. The coronavirus is causing a resurgence of hunger in the country.
Romania is currently in a state of alert. The country counts to date 1.438 new contaminations in 24 hours with a total of 122.673 and 4.718 (+31) deaths due to COVID-19. For the moment, the number of new daily cases continues to explode. Hungary and Romania recorded their worst quarterly growth since 1989.
In Iran, the epidemic continues. The country recorded 195 deaths in 24 hours, for a total of 25,589. The country now has 446,448 (+3,362 in 24 hours) reported cases. According to the BBC, there would actually be three times more deaths than in the official balance sheets and nearly 42,000 people have already died from the virus. The reopening of schools is controversial in the country.
Poland currently has 87,330 (+1,350) cases of contamination and 2,432 (+32) deaths due to Covid-19. The country is experiencing a clear resurgence of cases of contamination in recent days. In spite of this, the country excludes a new containment. Poland bans direct flights from many countries including France.
Russia reports 7,867 new cases this Sunday, September 27. The authorities report 1,151,438 cases detected for 20,324 (+99 deaths). Russia promises industrial production of hundreds of thousands of doses of vaccine this fall. The Russian coronavirus vaccine has been tested since Wednesday on 40,000 Muscovites. Russia is the fourth most coronavirus-affected country in the world in terms of infections.
In Germany, the number of new cases is still high today (+1,264 in 24 hours). The country counts this Sunday, September 27, 285.116 cases registered for 9.617 deaths (+3). Germany "can and will avoid" further containment. Germany now considers the Hauts-de-France as a zone of active circulation of the virus.
The epidemic is growing in Africa and continues to progress. South Africa is the cradle of the pandemic on the African continent where the number of new cases is peaking. The country has 669,498 (+969) cases recorded this Sunday, September 27 and 16,376 (+64) deaths. South Africa announces the partial reopening of its borders.
In Egypt, the number of cases of coronavirus contaminations is increasing. The country currently has a total of 102,736 cases (+107) and 5,869 deaths, including 16 in the last 24 hours. Plasma treatment is raising hopes in Egypt.
Peru is still in a worrying situation with 5,558 new cases to date. The country counts this Sunday, September 27, 800.142 cases of contaminations and 32.142 (+101) deaths. The country passes the 20,000 dead mark. More than 3,000 volunteers are testing the Chinese vaccine in Peru.
South Korea counts this Sunday, September 27, 95 new cases of contaminations, 23.611 cases in total for 401 deaths (+2 in 24 hours). South Korea has announced even stricter social distancing measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus and is closing most schools in Seoul.
The number of new cases is rising in China, which reported 14 new Covid-19 contaminations in 24 hours. The country counts 85.351 cases in total and 4.634 (+0 in 4 months) dead this Sunday, September 27. China relaxes the conditions of entry for Europeans. China is already testing its vaccines on a large scale.
In Belgium, there are 1,827 new cases of contamination in 24 hours, making a total of 112,803 cases this Sunday, September 27. There have been 5 new deaths in the last 24 hours, making a total of 9,974 deaths. The Belgian government has just decided this Wednesday to classify the departments of Nord and Pas-de-Calais as a red zone, as already 27 other French departments.
Japan's COVID continues to climb with 558 new cases of contamination in 24 hours. A total of 81,055 cases have been recorded and 1,540 (+8 in 24 hours) deaths have been reported this Sunday, September 27. Japan plans to ease restrictions on the return of foreign nationals starting next month. Japan will soon offer saliva tests to detect COVID-19. On Monday, the Japanese Rugby Federation announced that the Brave Blossoms will not play at the end of this year.
Venezuela counts 667 new cases in 24 hours or 71,940 in total. The country, which counts 9 deaths in 24 hours with a total of 600 deaths related to the coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic, orders a strict quarantine throughout the country. Venezuela will test Russian, Chinese and Cuban vaccines against the coronavirus. "Only one mask per week": in Venezuela, doctors are dying and lack Covid-19.
In Mexico, the epidemic is still progressing, with 321 deaths recorded in 24 hours, but this figure is believed to be underestimated. The country has 816,043 (+4,469 in 24 hours) cases and 80,982 deaths in total. Mexico surpassed Spain, France, Italy and the United Kingdom in the number of deaths. It is the fourth most bereaved country in the world, behind Brazil and the United States. More than 60,000 people died from Covid-19 in Mexico, a figure that goes beyond the "worst-case" scenario that the country's health authorities had envisioned.