As of 6pm on June 15, the world recorded a total of 7,979,071 infections and 435,058 deaths due to Covid-19.
The number of SARS-CoV-2 infections on June 14 increased to a record in many US states. The state of Alabama, where US President Donald Trump is expected to host an indoor campaign on June 20, has seen a record high number of new cases for four consecutive days as of June 14. Meanwhile, other states, such as Alaska, Florida, Arizona, Arkansas, California, North Carolina, Oklahoma and South Carolina have all recorded a new record in the past 3 days. In Louisiana, one of the previous epidemic hotspots, the number of new infections increased with more than 1,200 people, the most since 21 May.
Health officials say the increase in new cases may be due in part to the gatherings on Memorial Day in late May, possibly due to the dramatic increase. counting the number of test cases. This raises concerns about a second wave of outbreaks as states are preparing to fully open their economies, while some states fail to meet conditions for reopening.
The Mexican Ministry of Health on June 14 reported 3,494 cases-positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus and 424 deaths within the past 24 hours. The number of new infections has skyrocketed in the past two weeks, mostly in connection with a popular resort on the Caribbean coast in Mexico, which was opened to tourists again earlier this month.
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In China, Beijing health officials said that as of noon on June 14, the city confirmed eight more cases of Covid-19, both related to the Tan Phat Dia market in Fengtai district, southwest. capital. All 43 cases recorded in Beijing in the previous 3 days are also related to this market.
Tokyo, Japan, confirmed 47 new cases, just days after lifting the warning about an increased risk of Covid-19 cases in the capital. This is the first time since 5-5 days, the number of new cases in the day of Tokyo increased to over 40 people. With the newly discovered cases, Tokyo so far recorded a total of 5,544 cases.
South Korean health officials also recorded 34 more cases of Covid-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 12,085.
On the same day, Iranian Ministry of Health spokesman Sima Sadat Lari announced 107 more deaths from the Covid-19 epidemic in the country in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of non-fatal cases there to 8,837. For the first time in two months, Iran announced more than 100 new deaths a day.
Several Southeast Asian countries continued to record hundreds more cases and deaths from the Covid-19 epidemic on June 14. The situation in Indonesia is the most complicated. Indonesia’s Ministry of Health said it had recorded 857 new cases and 43 deaths, bringing the total number of cases to 38,277, including 2,134.
The Philippine Ministry of Health has confirmed 539 more cases of Covid-19 and 14 deaths on June 14. Thus, the total number of cases in this country has increased to 25,930 cases, including 1,088 cases did not survive.
Singapore Ministry of Health announces 407 new cases, bringing the total to 40,604 cases.
In Australia, New South Wales state officials have announced they will lift their 50-person limit at home locations such as cafes, pubs, restaurants and churches from July 1 to help restore activities. post-pandemic economic impact of Covid-19. Meanwhile, Victoria also announced that, from the beginning of next week, state cafes, restaurants and pubs will be able to accommodate up to 50 guests at a time compared to the current limit of 20. people.
The old continent recorded a positive signal when the spreading momentum tended to decrease. Spain announced that it would reopen the border with countries of Schengen region of the European Union (EU) on June 21. As for Portugal, Spain decided to open the border on July 1 as announced earlier.
The Spanish government also announced it would allow foreign visitors to enter on July 1 without isolation, while the Balearic Islands of the Mediterranean in the Mediterranean could begin to welcome visitors on July 1. June 15 under the pilot program.
From June 15, Czech citizens can travel to most countries in the Schengen area and do not need to perform the Covid-19 test, except in countries like Portugal and Sweden. and the Polish Slezko region …
German Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn said on June 14 that a mobile application for tracing the contact of people infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Germany will be put into operation starting the week. this. This application will be an important tool to avoid the second wave of infection.
In the UK, Finance Minister Rishi Sunak announced that the British Government would urgently reevaluate the regulation of social spacing with a minimum distance of 2m, in an effort to help the economy recover after the Covid-19 epidemic.