Israel and Palestine, both in a “state of emergency”
These days the pandemic is continuing to expand in both Israel and Israel Palestine at a similar pace, according to the data released. In Israel, ministry of health points out, positive cases have risen to 29,366 today, 6 thousand more than a week ago and 1,800 more than two days ago. The sick are now 11,189. There are now 330 deaths. A test was found between yesterday and today contagion rate of about 5%, two weeks ago it was 2%.
Similar situation among Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza is East Jerusalem where, according to the news agency Wafa, the number of positive cases rose to 4,250, double a week ago. Even the currently ill have doubled, reaching 3,594. The absolute majority of these cases are in the West Bank, while the situation remains under control in Gaza.
President Abu Mazen thus decided to renew the state of emergency for a third time for another 30 days in all the territories, where a total lockdown of 5 days: “The competent authorities – it is written in the president’s decree – must continue to take all the necessary measures to face the dangers deriving from the coronavirus, protect public health and achieve safety and stability”.
Iran, daily death toll
In Iran they have registered in the last 24 hours 163 dead for coronavirus, a new record that brings the total number of deaths since the start of the pandemic to 11,571, as reported by the Tehran Ministry of Health. On nearly two million tampons, the ministry spokesman said Sima Lari2,560 were positive, raising the total number of infections to 240,438. There are 3,168 people in critical condition, and 201,330 people recovered. So, starting today, the Iranian authorities have sanctioned theobligation to wear masks in public places and shopping malls.
India, virus advance continues: new case record
A record increase in Covid-19 cases also in India. In the last 24 hours they have been registered 24,850 infections is 613 dead. Overall, the death toll since the beginning of the coronavirus emergency in India stands at 19,268 while the number of cases amounts to 673,165. According to officials of the Ministry of Health “the number of active cases in the country at the moment is 244,814”.
Usa, daily infections under 50 thousand after four days
Daily cases in the United States are still falling, but still very high United States. In the last 24 hours, the country has fallen below the threshold of 50 thousand infections per day, touching the 45,300, according to the data provided by Johns Hopkins University. Experts fear, however, that the celebrations over the weekend ofIndependence Day on July 4th will increase the contagions again in the coming days. Despite warnings from health experts that the gatherings of many people are limited, the president Donald Trump he gave a speech on Friday at Mount Rushmore, in South Dakota, and an evening of tributes and fireworks on Saturday on the National Mall in Washington.
Furthermore, the lower figure does not necessarily mean that the situation is improving, the experts explain, since it could be due to the reduction of reports during a national holiday. The United States they have the highest number of infections and deaths from the virus in the world, with 2.8 million cases and nearly 130 thousand deaths, according to the university. The most affected state on the last day is the Florida with 11,400 new infected in the last 24 hours.