With over 28.7 million cases and more than 510,700 deaths, America is still the country heavily affected by the COVID-19 epidemic in the world. In the past day, the US has recorded more than 42,400 people infected with the virus SARS-CoV-2.
At the world’s second largest COVID-19 epidemic center IndiaOver 11 million people were infected, including more than 156,400 deaths. On February 21, India reported nearly 14,000 new infections.
1,995 Indian Airlines Air India employees were infected with COVID-19 as of February 1. Among them, 19 people were ground personnel died, 583 were hospitalized. Thus, the number of employees with COVID-19 of Air India has accounted for 1/6 of the total number of employees of this company.
In the last 24 hours, Brazil no new cases of COVID-19 have been reported. Thus, the total number of Brazilian cases is over 10.1 million cases, more than 246,000 COVID-19 patients did not survive in this country.
Brother has begun to limit the spread of the COVID-19 variant, a statement made by the country’s Health Minister Matt Hancock on February 21. This encouraging initial sign, according to Hancock, is due to the country’s tight border controls and increased tracking of new variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. He aims to give COVID-19 vaccine to all adults in the country by July.
Variant of COVID-19 spreads slowly in the UK (Image: AP)
Expected, on February 22, the British Government will consider and make a decision to loosen the restrictions. To date, the UK has recorded over 4.1 cases of COVID-19, more than 120,500 deaths.
Up to this point, more than 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been vaccinated in at least 107 countries and territories around the world. Remarkable, Israel currently leading the world with nearly 50% of the population getting the first shot and 30% of the population getting 2 shots. With this success, Israel has just reopened many economic activities. Shops have been opened to welcome guests. Gyms and theaters are allowed to accept only those who have been vaccinated or who have recovered from their illness. However, social distancing measures are still in effect. Mosques and mosques receive only half of the faithful who come to pray. The relaxation of these restrictions is part of the Government’s plan to open the economy to a wider scale in March 2021.
From February 22, Kuwait Immigration is allowed for non-citizens of this country. However, they have to comply with some regulations on epidemic prevention. Passengers arriving in Kuwait on direct flights from high-risk countries will have to be concentrated in quarantine hotels for 14 days. People from the rest of the world will be on quarantine for 1 week and home isolation for another week.
Indonesia is the country with the highest number of infections and deaths in Southeast Asia (Image: AP)
February 21, officials Indonesia The report has recorded an additional 7,300 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus causing acute respiratory infections COVID-19 and 173 patients did not survive. Thus, up to now, this Southeast Asian country has recorded a total of over 1.27 million cases, of which nearly 34,500 died. Currently, Indonesia is the country with the highest number of infections and deaths in Southeast Asia.
The same day, the Ministry of Health Philippines The country had nearly 1,900 additional cases of COVID-19 and 20 deaths, bringing the total number of cases and deaths in the country to over 561,100 and 12,088, respectively. In the past 24 hours, 18 more people infected with this variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus detected in the UK are believed to have a faster rate of transmission, according to the Philippine Department of Health. Out of 18 people infected with the new variant, 13 Filipinos returned from abroad and 3 were residents of the North of the country. Since the outbreak in 2020, the Philippines has tested more than 8 million people.
Meanwhile, the COVID-19’s epidemic processing center Thailand (CCSA) confirmed 92 new positive cases for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, of which 86 were infected in the community. Up to now, Thailand has recorded a total of over 25,400 cases of COVID-19, of which 83 cases did not survive.
February 21, authorities Cambodia confirmed 17 additional cases of SARS-CoV-2 virus infection causing COVID-19, of which 15 were related to the “Community incident on February 20”, increasing the number of cases of COVID-19 infection in the community in this case to 47. The remaining two cases are the case of people entering Cambodia. Of the 15 new infections related to the “Community Incident on February 20”, there are 14 Chinese nationals and one Vietnamese, between the ages of 24 and 41.
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