In the past 24 hours, the world has nearly 10 applications of deaths from COVID-19

Thứ Bảy, 21/8/2021| 14:35

In the past 24 hours, the world recorded an additional 676,070 infections and 9,959 deaths from COVID-19, bringing the total statistics as of this morning (August 21) to 211,486,961 and 4,426,491 respectively case. The number of deaths and new cases in many countries around the world is on an increasing trend due to the dangerous spread of the Delta variant.

In the past 24 hours, the world has nearly 10 applications of deaths from COVID-19

After nearly 2 years of appearance, the pandemic has now spread to 220 countries and territories. The Delta variant that was first discovered in India is now available in more than 124 countries around the world. Delta is forecast to become the dominant variant globally and can cause more severe symptoms for infected people. As for the world epidemic, specific statistics on worldometers infor on the morning of August 21 show that there are currently 189,249,188 confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide (accounting for 98% of the time) total number of cases). Out of 17,811,282 cases being treated, there are 17,702,274 cases in mild form (accounting for 99.4%) and 109,008 cases (accounting for 0.6%) remaining in serious condition. On a regional scale, newly updated data on worldometers.info shows that the total number of COVID-19 infections in Europe is 53,981,072 cases, including 1,157,504 deaths and 48,910,262 cases. cured. In the past 24 hours, the former continent recorded an additional 140,464 new infections.

The epidemic situation in the UK is complicated by the consequences of reopening and lifting all restrictions on COVID-19 prevention, even as the vaccination campaign continues to be expanded. In the past 24 hours, this European country recorded the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in the region (37,314 cases), bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 6,429,147 cases to date (standing). third in the region, after Russia and France). "The UK records an average of about 90 deaths from COVID-19 every day," said Kit Yates, co-director of the Center for Biology and Mathematics at the University of Bath. While the number of deaths is much lower than at the peak of the pandemic, with 1,300 a day, experts like Mr Yates say this is still a high level. With around 800 people with COVID-19 hospitalized each day, the UK health system is once again under pressure and unable to provide the level of non-urgent care it needs. Currently, North America has 45,981,919 infections, including 971,074 deaths from COVID-19. The US is still the worst-affected country in the region and in the world, with a total of 38,384,346 infections and 644,281 deaths from COVID-19 at the moment.

On August 20, US media reported that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would soon fully approve Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Initially, FDA regulators aimed to complete Pfizer's full vaccine approval process by August 20, but due to "a large amount of paperwork and negotiations with the company" remains unresolved. So the FDA pushed back the official approval deadline to September 6. Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine was approved for emergency use in November 2020 and has been administered to more than 203 million people in the US to date. In addition to the Pfizer vaccine, two other vaccines from Moderna and Johnson& Johnson have also been approved for emergency use, but none of these have been fully approved by the FDA. The fully licensed Pfizer vaccine is expected to help boost the vaccination campaign, which has shown signs of slowing down due to the fear of many people in the US. On August 20, the Cuban Center for Drugs, Machinery and Medical Equipment Administration (CECMED) granted emergency use authorization for two vaccines against COVID-19 named Soberana 02 and Soberana Plus by the Finlay Vaccine Institute. IFV) preparation. These two vaccines are used in combination to prevent mutation and have been shown to be 91.2% effective in clinical trials.

Thus, together with Abdala - the first domestic vaccine approved for emergency use by CECMED on July 9, Soberana 02 and Soberana Plus have become the first COVID-19 vaccines to be developed in Cuba and Latin America. At the same time, Cuba is still conducting clinical trials of two other COVID-19 vaccines, Soberana 01 and Mambisa. As of the morning of August 21, South America had 36,536,792 cases of COVID-19, with 1,119,147 deaths. After many days leading the statistics table, Brazil continues to be the country hardest hit by the disease in the region, with 20,528,099 infections. Due to the spread of the Delta variant, many Asian countries are still struggling with the disease. In the past 24 hours, Asia recorded the most new cases of COVID-19 in the world, with 257,076 cases. Currently, the total number of COVID-19 infections in this area is 67,328,117 cases, with 988,523 deaths and 62,613,744 cured cases. Out of a total of 3,725,850 cases under treatment, 41051 are in serious condition. India continues to be the "leading" country in Asia in the number of infections, with 32,392,506 cases, including 433,998 deaths. In the past 24 hours, the country recorded an additional 34,296 new cases of COVID-19.

As of the morning of August 21, the total number of COVID-19 infections in Africa was 7,515,861 cases, including 188,349 deaths and 6,607,507 recoveries. Out of a total of 720,055 cases being treated, 4,810 are in critical condition. After many days leading the statistics, South Africa continues to be the worst-affected country in the region, with 2,666,964 cases of COVID-19 and 78,983 deaths from the disease. In the past 24 hours, Oceania has added 1,207 cases of COVID-19. The region currently has a total of 142,479 cases of COVID-19, with 1,879 deaths. Fiji currently has the highest number of infections in the region, with 43,096 cases, followed by Australia with 42,229 cases.

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