India, Chile increased the record of Covid-19 cases, EU countries surpassed the epidemic peak

Volunteers dig a fake grave site on Copacabana beach to commemorate those who died from the COVID-19 epidemic in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 11, 2020. Photo: AFP / TTXVN
Volunteers dig a fake grave site on Copacabana beach to commemorate those who died from the COVID-19 epidemic in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 11, 2020. Photo: AFP / TTXVN

In the past 24 hours, the world recorded 136,185 COVID-19 cases and 4,439 deaths. The United States and Brazil still recorded new cases of more than 20,000 cases a day, while India and Chile experienced a record-breaking day of virus infections.

According to the statistics of, updated until 6 am 13/6 (Vietnam time), the total number of new infections of Corona virus (SARS-CoV-2) causing acute respiratory infection (COVID) -19) globally were 7,721,283 cases, of which 427,525 were killed.

Countries around the world also recorded 3,914,203 patients who were cured, the number of critical cases at 53,830 and 3,378,138 cases being actively treated.

The epidemic situation is still serious in the US, Latin American countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Chile and South Asian countries like India, Pakistan, with new cases of infection have not shown signs of “cooling down”.

USA: The two states temporarily stopped reopening

Medical staff take care of patients with COVID-19 after a lung transplant at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, USA. Photo: AFP / TTXVN
Medical staff take care of patients with COVID-19 after a lung transplant at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, USA. Photo: AFP / TTXVN

The governors of the states of Oregon and Utah decided to halt reopening in the context of new outbreaks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Oregon state announced 178 new COVID-19 cases on June 11. This is a record high in the state since the outbreak began. Meanwhile, the state of Utah also recorded a number of new cases peaked last week, with 556 cases. Both states are currently in the process of reopening their economies in stages but will not accelerate these periods due to the increase in new COVID-19 infections.

Meanwhile, governors of Florida and Arizona, which are also recording an increase in new cases, said they would continue to reopen.

On June 12, President Trump’s Economic Advisor Larry Kudlow dismissed the “second wave of epidemic”. Mr. Kudlow said he spoke with health professionals and they confirmed there was no second wave of outbreaks. Previously, worried about a new wave of new infections, the US stock market plunged the strongest in 3 months in the trading session on 11/6, before recovering on 12/6.

By 6am June 13 (according to Vietnam time), the US recorded 2,115,624 cases of COVID-19, an increase of 25,923 cases in the past 24 hours, including 116,796 deaths, an increase of 762 cases.

Related to the COVID-19 epidemic, surgeons in the US have recently successfully performed the first transplant of both lungs for a female patient with COVID-19, offering hope to save many lives. other serious illnesses. According to American doctors, lung transplant surgery not only saves serious cases, but also helps patients who have recovered from COVID-19 but suffer permanent respiratory damage. However, in the United States, there are not enough lung donors, making the waiting time up to 3-6 months.

Brazil: President Bolsonaro denied accusations of changing the COVID-19 data

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed allegations that he sought to downplay the current COVID-19 epidemic situation in Brazil by not reporting daily cumulative data. According to CNN, the Brazilian government stopped reporting deaths and illnesses, citing Bolsonaro that they did not reflect the current state of the Brazilian pandemic. However, the Supreme Court later ruled that the government must provide comprehensive data.

Meanwhile, the COVID-19 epidemic situation is still serious in Brazil, with the number of cases up to 828,810 (an increase of 23,161 cases in the past 24 hours) and 41,828 deaths (an increase of 770 cases).

Other countries in Central America and Latin America such as Mexico, Peru, Chile, Ecuador … also continue to witness serious epidemics, with the number of new cases of the day still at 4 digits. Chile’s Ministry of Health said it recorded 6,754 cases of the virus on June 12, the highest increase in a day since March 3 when Chile announced the first case. To date, Chile has 160,846 cases and 2,870 deaths.

Most EU countries have passed the peak of the epidemic

According to the latest report of the European Union (EU), the wave of COVID-19 pandemic has reached its peak in all countries in the bloc, except Poland and Sweden. The report of the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) said that thanks to the restrictive measures, EU countries have reduced the number of COVID-19 cases by 80% compared to the peak of the epidemic. However, the report also indicates that the incidence of COVID-19 in Poland and Sweden is still at its highest. In the EU countries, the new infection rate over the 14-day period is currently under 20 cases per 100,000 population, while Sweden is the only country with a prevalence of over 100 cases per 100,000 population.

Ukraine: Lady Zelensky is positive for SARS-CoV-2

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced he had switched to “special working mode” after his wife Olena tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus that caused COVID-19. Mr. Zelensky was also tested but had a negative result.

Under the Ukrainian constitution, the president cannot delegate to anyone. “That is why a special protocol in the President’s working regime has been adopted, meeting both current legal standards and sanitary epidemiological requirements,” the statement said. Ukrainian presidential room said. According to the announcement, President Zelensky will have daily tests and medical examinations. “He will limit the scope of physical communication, organize online meetings. Direct meetings related to personal communication with the Head of State will be canceled in the coming days,” the statement said. know.

To date, Ukraine recorded 29,753 cases of infection and 870 deaths.

UK: 42,000 people participated in the 3rd phase COVID-19 vaccine test

Phase 3 testing of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford begins and 42,000 people are expected to participate. During this period, Oxford will test over 10,000 people in the UK and AstraZeneca partner test on 30,000 Americans. On June 2, the Brazilian government also allowed volunteers to test the vaccine, with 2,000 participants in the country.

Stage 3 participants will receive 1 or 2 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Russia recorded nearly 9,000 new cases

Meanwhile, on the same day, the Russian Center for COVID-19 Disease Response announced that Russia had recorded an additional 8,987 cases positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases here to 511,423.

Also according to the announcement, with 183 new deaths in a day, the total number of deaths from COVID-19 in Russia is currently 6,715. In addition, an additional 8,220 patients recovered, bringing the total number of patients recovered to 269,370. Moscow is the most heavily affected region in the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, when it recorded 1,714 new cases, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases here to 202,935.

Armenia extended the emergency situation for 1 more month

Also on 12/6, Armenia extended the emergency situation for another month due to the increase in the number of SARS-CoV-2 virus infections in the country, making the hospital always overloaded. Speaking at a government meeting, Justice Minister Rustam Badasyan announced the extension of the emergency imposition until July 13.

Armenia began declaring a state of emergency on March 16. Last week, despite an increase in the number of SARS-CoV-2 infections, the government has canceled plans to re-impose blockade measures that were lifted in early May. To date, this nation of about 3 million people has recorded a total of 15,281 cases of COVID-19, including 258 deaths.

On the same day, the Robert Koch Research Institute (RKI) announced that the number of new cases of SARS-CoV-2 virus in Germany continued to remain below last week’s average and the country recorded only 258 new cases in 24 hours. by. According to RKI, the number of cases still positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus in Germany has also decreased and is currently at 14,050. The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the country is 8,763 now, with the death rate to total cases being 4.7%.

Earlier this week, Germany significantly increased its SARS-CoV-2 virus testing activity, regardless of whether people displayed symptoms of the disease.

India surpasses the UK in the number of COVID-19 cases

In the past 24 hours, India recorded 11,320 cases of COVID-19, the highest level in a day and the second consecutive day to surpass 10,000. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country is currently 30,603, including 8,890 deaths. As such, India has surpassed the United Kingdom to become the fourth most affected country in the world, in terms of the number of reported cases. He currently has 292,950 cases of COVID-19.

The Japanese National Assembly officially approved a record supplementary budget

On June 12, the Japanese National Assembly approved a record high-budget supplement of a record 31,910 billion yen ($ 298 billion). This is the second additional budget in the 2020 fiscal year that the Government submitted to the National Assembly on June 8. It is expected that the money from this budget will allow the Japanese Government to strengthen measures to minimize the negative impact of the COVID-19 epidemic on the economy. In a survey published by Reuters on June 12, 23 of 40 analysts said the likelihood of Japan’s economic deflation was “high” or “very high”.

With business activities heavily affected by blockade measures, the Japanese economy is expected to decline by 21.3% in the second quarter, marking the third consecutive quarter of recession. Gross domestic product (GDP) is forecast to recover 8% in the third quarter and 5.4% in the last quarter of the year. Calculated in fiscal 2020, the world’s third largest economy is forecast to fall 5.2% before recovering to 3.2% in 2021.

China: The capital of Beijing has pushed back the time for elementary students to return to school

The Chinese government of Beijing decided to postpone the time for primary school students to return to school due to the discovery of 3 more cases of COVID-19 after 2 months of not reporting any cases of infection. In a June 12 announcement, the Beijing Municipal Department of Education said it had canceled plans to allow more than 520,000 first, second and third grade students to return to school from June 15. Students in older classes who have returned to school will continue to go to school, but must follow stricter epidemic prevention measures.

On the same day, an official from Hubei province, the local center that was once the center of COVID-19, said the provincial government had a plan to lower the emergency response level to 2 from 3. At the present point, China records 83,064 cases of COVID-19, including 4,637 deaths.

In South Korea, the number of COVID-19 cases in the day did not tend to go down, forcing the government of the country to extend the measure of social separation in Seoul and surrounding areas, which should expire by the end of this week. until the situation stabilizes again. A series of new cases in the capital Seoul and the surrounding area appeared when South Korea completed the reopening of schools on June 8. Up to now, with 56 newly discovered cases, the total number of infections in South Korea has increased to 12,003, while the number of deaths is 277.

In Southeast Asia, the Thai government is considering opening its borders to countries at low risk of spreading the COVID-19 epidemic to revive the tourism industry. On the same day, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha agreed to temporarily lift the night curfew, while allowing most services to return to normal operation except entertainment spots.

On June 12, Thailand announced 4 more cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths, according to which the total number of cases in the country so far is 3,129 cases with 58 deaths.

On the same day, Indonesia recorded 1,111 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 virus infection and 48 deaths, bringing the total number of cases and deaths from COVID-19 here to 36.406 and 2,048 respectively. The country also had 577 additional COVID-19 patients recovering, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 13,213.

In the Middle East, the COVID-19 epidemic situation continues to be complicated in Iran, where over the past 24 hours, the country recorded 2,369 cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 182,545. The number of deaths also increased by 75, bringing the total number of deaths to 8,659.

Saudi Arabia recorded 3,921 cases on June 12, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients to 119,942. The number of patients in Qatar is now 76,588 after an increase of 1,517 new infections in the past 24 hours.

According to the aggregated data of AFP news agency based on information from the Ministry of Health of countries and the World Health Organization (WHO), the whole Middle East region has 11,208 deaths out of 524,433 cases. In comparison, the figure for Africa is 5,904 cases and 217,590 cases, respectively.

Australia: Easing further from early July

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on June 12 that the country will continue to relax social measures in July. In this phase 3, Australia will allow bars and restaurants to increase the number of visitors to 1. People / 4 m2 area and events held in the stadium are allowed to have 10,000 spectators. Phase 3 also includes the removal of restrictions on internal boundaries between states. The state of Queenland on the same day announced that it would open its state on July 10, South Australia state opened from July 20.