Corona virus – a situation in Israel and around the world
11:15 – Russia: 5,200 new infections in the last dayRussia has reported another 5,189 new Corona virus infections, bringing its overall number to 887,536. Russia ranks fourth in the world in the number of patients, after the United States, Brazil and India. 77 people have died in the last day in Russia from Corona and the total death toll so far stands at about 15,000.
11:20 – Boris Johnson: I prefer to close pubs, restaurants and shops before schools
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson believes school closures are a last resort, and speaks of a “moral obligation” to return children to classrooms.
When scientific advisers warn that restrictions may need to be imposed in order to reopen the classrooms safely next month, Johnson indicated he would prefer to close pubs, restaurants and shops before schools.
10:20 – Australia: 404 new infections in Corona in the last day
In Australia, 404 new cases of infection were recorded, 10 in New South Wales and 394 in Victoria, where 17 people also died in the last day.
The Australian state of Victoria has announced an additional $ 60 million in funding for mental health services, due to the growing demand for these services due to the severe crisis.
10:00 – New Zealand marked 100 days of zero infection
It has been 100 days since the last subject was discovered in Corona in New Zealand. This was reported by the Ministry of Health. There are still 23 patients in managed isolation facilities. Health Department Director General Ashley Bloomfield said that “Achieving 100 days without new infections is a significant achievement. However, as we all know, we cannot afford to be complacent. ”
09:30 – UK survey: Only half of respondents were willing to be vaccinated against corona
A UK survey found only half of the population (53%) were willing to be vaccinated against corona. The survey was conducted by a group of scientists and surveyors from King’s College London and Ipsos Mori. In contrast, 16% said they would not be vaccinated. 20% said it would be “quite likely” they would get vaccinated.
The study found that vaccine rejection was most strong among those whose beliefs reflected more skepticism about science and who were less concerned about the impact of the corona plague. Also many of those who have announced that they will refuse the vaccine also refuse to wear masks. Rabin of them said they got most of their information about the virus from WhatsApp and other social media.
08:30 – US crosses the 5 million infected level in Corona
The number of coronary heart disease in the United States now stands at more than 5 million, after 54,203 patients were diagnosed in the last day. The death toll stands at about 165,000. The U.S. crossed the 1 million mark on April 28, more than three months after the first reported corona fall. On June 10, two million patients were enrolled, on July 7, three million and on July 23, four million. B. checks 720,000 people to Corona daily.
US President Donald Trump has signed orders to return unemployment benefits to the tens of millions of Americans who lost their jobs following the Corona crisis. The decrees, enacted after the failure of negotiations between Congress and the White House, stipulated that the unemployed would receive $ 400 a week, instead of an expired installation under which they received $ 600 a week. The orders may face legal challenges, as the U.S. Constitution gives Congress authority over federal spending. More than 160,000 Corona patients have died in the U.S., and Democrats have claimed that “Trump is trying to distract from his failure by signing illegal orders.”
07:30 – Germany: 555 new infections in the last day
The number of confirmed cases of the virus in Germany rose by 555 to 215,891, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported this morning. The death toll rose from one to 9,196.
07:00 – Mexico: The death toll from Corona stands at 52,000
The Mexican Ministry of Health reported that in the last day, 6,495 corona patients have been diagnosed in the country, similar to the numbers in recent days. An additional 695 patients died. This brought the total number of deaths from corona in Mexico to 52,006, and the number of patients from the outbreak of the plague stands at 475,902. Officials say the real data is greater than the number of cases diagnosed. The death toll from Corona in Mexico is the highest in the world except Brazil (about 100,000) and the United States (about 160,000).
06:30 – The death toll from Corona in Brazil has crossed the 100,000 mark
The official death toll from Corona in Brazil has crossed the 100,000 mark, after another 905 patients died in the last day in the country. An additional 49,970 patients were diagnosed. From the outbreak of the plague, 3,012,412 corona patients were diagnosed in Brazil, and the death toll stands at 100,447. The outbreak in Brazil is the most severe in the world apart from the United States, and the real data about it can be even higher due to lack of testing.