COVID 19 , October 23 2020 . Dramatic Situation In the world
This Friday, October 23, the COVID-19 virus affected 42,222,612 confirmed cases and caused a total of 1,152,635 deaths worldwide. 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.
In Morocco, the state of health emergency is, again, extended for a month this Thursday, October 8, 2020. The country counts this Friday, October 23, 3,685 new cases of contamination in 24 hours and 186,731 cases in total. Morocco currently deplores 3,205 deaths (+73 in 24 hours). There has been a decline in new cases in the region of Casablanca-Settat.
In Italy, there have been 16,700 new cases in the last 24 hours. There are 91 more deaths in 24 hours this Friday, October 23, 2020. It is now 37,059 in total since the beginning of the epidemic. The total number of registered cases is 484,869. In Italy, the region of Naples had been rather spared by the coronavirus last spring, but this is no longer the case today.
In the United Kingdom, there were 20,530 new cases in 24 hours on Friday 23 October 2020 with a total of 830,998 cases since the beginning of the epidemic. On Friday, October 23, 2020, there were 224 deaths in 24 hours, for a total of 44,571 deaths. In the United Kingdom, the police can now check the respect of the quarantine.
In Spain, 19,851 new cases of contamination have been reported this Friday, October 23, including 8,293 in 24 hours, making a total of 1,046,132 cases. The country counts 231 deaths in 24 hours, i.e. 34,752 in total. After the region of Madrid, in "state of alert" since October 9, 2020, the region of Navarre will be partially closed from Thursday to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
In the United States, the number of new daily cases is still exploding. It now stands at 74,651 contaminations recorded in the last 24 hours. This Friday, October 23, the country has 8,661,673 cases. The number of deaths today is 973 deaths in 24 hours, for a total of 228,381 deaths. Trump attacked Dr. Fauci, "there for 500 years", "and all these idiots" and said that if he had listened to him, there would have been more than 700,000 deaths.
In India, the human toll of the coronavirus epidemic is rising. India records, this Friday, October 23, 7.761.274 confirmed cases (+54.482 in 24h) and 117.347 deaths, including 683 in 24h. India reported on Tuesday the lowest daily number of coronavirus infections in four months.
The balance sheet continues to increase in Brazil with a new high number of new infections, 49,676 in 24 hours. It records this Friday, October 23, 1.063 deaths in 24 hours. The country reports a total of 5,323,630 registered cases and 155,900 deaths according to figures given by the government. Brazil exceeds the threshold of 150,000 deaths. After six months of school closures due to the pandemic, hundreds of thousands of poor children could leave the education system.
Data as of October 23, 2020 :
In Algeria there is a downward trend in new cases of contamination. There are this Friday, October 23, 273 new cases with 55,630 cases and 1,897 deaths (+9) due to the epidemic. The decision to open borders is postponed until the end of the pandemic. Baccalaureate in Algeria: 9/20, the average admission "exceptionally" because of the Coronavirus.
Sweden is one of the few countries in Europe not to have chosen the containment option, but just recommendations. On Friday, October 23, there were 1,625 new cases of contamination, for a total of 110,594 infected and 5,933 deaths (+3). Faced with Covid-19, Sweden defends a "sustainable" strategy. Sweden has experienced neither containment nor mandatory mask wearing, and the country has one of the lowest contamination rates in Europe. For some time now, certain voices have been heard claiming that in reality in Sweden there would be "no immunity, no tests and many deaths.
Japan's COVID continues to climb with 614 new cases of contamination in 24 hours. A total of 95,138 cases have been reported and 1,694 (+9 in 24h) deaths this Friday, October 23. Japan is determined to host the Olympic Games in 2021. The creator Kenzo Takada died at the age of 81 years from the consequences of the Coronavirus. Rather than tracking down all the contaminated people, the Japanese method of the 3 C's consisting in seeking (upstream) the super contaminators seems to prove itself.
Romania is currently in a state of alert. To date, the country has recorded 5,028 new contaminations in 24 hours with a total of 201,032 and 6,245 (+82) deaths due to VIDOC-19. In Romania, social distancing measures are in place, but masking is only mandatory in enclosed spaces.
Poland currently has 228,318 (+13,632) cases of contamination and 4,172 (+153) deaths due to Covid-19. Following an upsurge of contamination cases in Poland, the Warsaw stadium was transformed into a hospital.
In Iran, the epidemic continues. The country recorded 335 deaths in 24 hours, i.e. 31,985 in total. The country now has 556,891 (+6,134 in 24 hours) reported cases. Faced with the sharp increase in the number of infections and deaths, the Iranian government announced new restrictions, including the closure of cafes and sports centers, but also the mandatory wearing of masks in Teheran.