08.46 – 40 new cases in South Korea
In South Korea 40 new cases of coronavirus have been registered. This is the highest increase in infections in almost 50 days. The data aroused alarm, having been recorded to coincide with the return of millions of students to schools, scheduled for today. Apart from 4 cases, all the new infections were registered in the Seoul metropolitan area, with three cases imported. The KCDC, the South Korean health authority has reported that the total number of infections in the country now has 11,265 cases, with 269 deaths.
08.34 – The UK proposes the postponement of the Cop26 conference in November 2021
The United Kingdom plans to postpone the United Nations conference on climate change in November 2021 due to travel restrictions imposed by the coronavirus emergency. The British newspaper reports it The Guardian. The conference, called Cop26, was expected to be held right in the United Kingdom, in Glasgow, during the month of November this year.
08.12 am – In Brazil another 1,039 deaths, in total almost 400,000 cases
There are now nearly 400,000 coronavirus cases in Brazil. The data confirmed in the last hours by the Ministry of Health speak of 16,324 new cases ascertained and 1,039 deaths in 24 hours. The budget, since the beginning of the health emergency, thus rises to 391,222 infections and 24,512 deaths due to the pandemic in the country with almost 210 million inhabitants. Brazil is the second country in the world by number of infections after the United States.
3.47 hours – Over 350 thousand deaths worldwide
Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide have exceeded 350,000 (350,423), according to data from the American university Johns Hopkins. The total cases are almost 5.6 million (5,588,400).
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