The epidemic of acute respiratory infections Covid-19 continues to be present in 213 countries and territories, infecting over 6.2 million people and claiming the lives of nearly 374,000 others.
According to global statistics site Worldometers, as of 6 am 1/6, the United States is still the country with the most severe epidemic attack with more than 1.8 million cases and more than 106,000 deaths.
Brazil has about 515,000 positive people and nearly 30,000 patients died, continuing to rank second in the world. Next is Russia, Spain and England.
Along with Singapore and the Philippines, Indonesia is facing the complicated developments of Covid-19 and is the most serious outbreak in Southeast Asia.
In the past 24 hours, Indonesia has added 700 new cases, bringing the total list to 26,473 patients. The island recorded a total of 1,613 deaths after an additional 40 ill-fated victims of Covid-19.
Meanwhile, the Philippines ranks first in the number of Covid-19 cases in the same region. According to statistics from the Ministry of Health, with an additional 862 cases in the past day, the country had more than 18,000 people were positive for the new strain of corona virus.
From June 1, the Philippine national airline will resume a number of domestic and international flights after more than two months of temporary shutdown, mainly flights to and from Manila.
The Thai House of Representatives approved a US $ 58 billion stimulus package
The Thai House of Representatives, on May 31, approved an economic support package worth 1,900 billion baht ($ 58 billion) to minimize the difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The bill includes a Thai government’s plan to borrow 1,000 billion baht and a central bank plan to provide 900 billion baht in the form of loans and corporate bond support.
Of the aforementioned 1,000 billion baht, 600 billion baht will be disbursed to support humanitarian and medical work, the remainder will be allocated to economic reconstruction and job creation. The bill is expected to be submitted soon to the Senate when the legislature meets in early June.
Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Thailand’s economy is in danger of falling into recession. Recently, the country also announced a multi-billion dollar economic stimulus package to remove difficulties caused by Covid-19.
In early May, Thailand began to relax its restrictive measures. From June 1, establishments that were once considered to be at high risk of spreading the disease such as movie theaters, gyms … will reopen.
India extended blockade
India, for the first time, recorded a record level of more than 8,700 cases a day, bringing the total number of Covid-19 patients in the country to over 190,000, with 5,000 deaths.
In an effort to prevent the disease, Indian authorities have issued extensive and unprecedented blockade orders nationwide since March 25. The measure then loosened.
On May 30, the Indian Ministry of Homeland Security released revised guidelines on extending the blockade order until June 30 but primarily in “disease prevention” areas, and allowing resumption of activities. periodic economies outside these regions.
First death in Rwanda
Rwanda Health Ministry announced that the East African nation had recorded its first death because of Covid-19 on May 31.
The victim is a 65-year-old driver. After repatriation from a foreign country, this person became ill and died when the disease became severe with many complications during treatment.
Rwanda has recorded 359 positive cases with Covid-19 since the country’s first case was announced on March 14.