- Russia ranks first in the number of cases in Europe
- Daily case numbers are on the rise again in Spain
- The number of intensive care patients in France is less than 3 thousand
- Daily highest number of deaths announced in Portugal
- 761 people died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Italy
- New Covid-19 restrictions in Switzerland
The number of new types of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases worldwide has exceeded 71 million. The number of cases in Europe has exceeded 19 million 450 thousand. The number of people who lost their lives was 450 thousand.
According to the Worldometers website, where Covid-19 data was compiled, the total number of cases detected in the epidemic that emerged in the city of Wuhan in Hubey province of China and spread worldwide increased to 71 million 168 thousand 90.
The USA is the country with the highest number of cases with 16 million 137 thousand 40.
This country includes India with 9 million 826 thousand 31, Brazil with 6 million 794 thousand 910, Russia with 2 million 597 thousand 711, France with 2 million 351 thousand 372, England with 1 million 809 thousand 455, Italy with 1 million 805 thousand 873, 1 million 780 thousand 673 by Turkey, 1 million 741 thousand 439 with Spain, 1 million 482 thousand 216 by Argentina, followed by 1 million 399 thousand and 1 million 290 thousand 135 911 Colombia Germany. 226 casualties in Turkey and more than 32 thousand new cases were detected.
Russia ranks first in the number of cases in Europe
In Russia, which started to make the Sputnik V vaccine, the number of Covid-19 cases increased by 28 thousand 585 in the last 24 hours, reaching 2 million 597 thousand 711, and the number of people recovering increased by 26 thousand 171 to 2 million 59 thousand 840.
With the death of 613 people from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in the country, the highest number of daily casualties was recorded, while the total number of deaths rose to 45 thousand 893.
In the capital city of Moscow, the number of Covid-19 cases increased by 7 thousand 215 in the last 24 hours to 679 thousand 163, and the number of deaths due to the virus increased by 77 to 9 thousand 722.
On the other hand, it was announced that the third phase clinical trials of the potential vaccine called “EpiVaccorona“, the second vaccine developed against Covid-19 in Russia, started.
Head of the Russian Human Health and Consumer Rights Protection Service (Rospotrebnadzor) Anna Popova stated that within the scope of the 3rd phase clinical trials of “EpiVaccorona”, more than 3 thousand people were vaccinated in 8 hospitals in 5 regions of the country.
Daily case numbers are on the rise again in Spain
It was announced that 280 people died in the last 24 hours from the Covid-19 outbreak in Spain and 10 thousand 519 new cases were detected.
According to the Covid-19 data updated by the Ministry of Health, the number of people who died from the epidemic has increased by 280 from yesterday to today.
The ministry reported that 812 people died from the epidemic in the last 7 days and the total number increased to 47 thousand 624.
In addition, it was noted that the total number of cases announced as 1 million 720 thousand 56 yesterday increased by 10 thousand 519 in the last 24 hours to 1 million 730 thousand 575.
It was noteworthy that the number of daily cases, which had decreased in the last weeks and decreased to 7 thousand in Spain, started to rise again.
In Spain, where a state of emergency has been declared against Covid-19 since October 25, free movement restrictions and night curfews, which vary according to 17 autonomous regions, continue.
The number of intensive care patients in France is less than 3 thousand
In France, 297 people died in the last 24 hours due to the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19).
According to the statement made by the French Public Health Agency, the number of people detected with viruses in the country increased by 13 thousand 750 in the last 24 hours to 2 million 337 thousand 966.
With the death of 297 people due to Covid-19, the total loss of life increased to 56 thousand 940.
Treatment of 25 thousand 231 people continues in hospitals, 2 thousand 959 of whom are in intensive care. The number of those who recovered reached 174 thousand 658 with an increase of 1411. The number of people in hospitals and intensive care is decreasing.
Daily highest number of deaths announced in Portugal
The Portuguese Ministry of Health announced that 95 people died in the last 24 hours from Covid-19 and 5 thousand 80 new cases were detected.
In the country where the highest number of daily deaths related to the epidemic was announced, the number of people who died from Covid-19 increased to 5 thousand 373 and the total number of cases to 340 thousand 287.
Within the scope of the state of emergency, which started to be implemented in Portugal on November 9 and extended until December 23, free movement restrictions are imposed in places where the epidemic is intense, and the public is asked not to go out at night unless it is necessary.
Announcing that it will receive 22 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine in the first stage, the Portuguese government announced that the vaccine to be started in January and to be made in 1200 health centers will be made free of charge to the whole public and will not be mandatory.
761 people died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Italy
The number of people who died in the coronavirus epidemic in Italy increased by 761 in the last 24 hours to 63,387.
According to the daily data announced by the Ministry of Health, 18 thousand 727 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. Thus, since the outbreak began in February, the total number of people infected with the virus has been 1 million 805 thousand 873.
The number of active Covid-19 patients also decreased to 690,323, and the number of those treated in intensive care decreased to 3,265.
The number of people who lost their lives increased by 761 in the last 24 hours to 63 thousand 387.
New Covid-19 restrictions in Switzerland
While 5,136 cases were detected in the last 24 hours in the new type of coronavirus epidemic in Switzerland, new restrictions were imposed throughout the country.
In the country, which consists of 26 cantons and has a population of 8.5 million, all the measures taken by the Federal Government and cantons were insufficient to stop the pace of the epidemic. Thereupon, the government imposed new restrictions due to the failure to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases and deaths.
Starting from midnight, until January 22, markets, shops, restaurants and bars across the country will only be open until 19:00, under restrictions.
In some cantons that have previously lowered the number of cases with strict measures, restaurants will be open until 23.00.
On Sundays, only pharmacies, social institutions, gas stations and ski areas will be allowed to remain open in the country.
On the other hand, 5 thousand 136 new cases were detected in the country in the last 24 hours, 106 people died.
A total of 373 thousand 831 Covid-19 cases have been recorded in Switzerland so far, 5 thousand 396 people have died from Covid-19.
In addition, Covid-19 has been detected in about 1.3 percent of the country’s population in the last 28 days.