The Delta strain from India appears in 74 countries

The Delta strain from India appears in 74 countries 7

The Delta strain from India appears in 74 countries

The world has recorded 177,006,581 cases of nCoV infection and 3,826,825 deaths, an increase of 290,173 and 6,073 respectively, while 161,190,856 people have recovered, according to real-time statistics site Worldometers.

The Indian Delta strain has appeared in 74 countries, including China, the US, African countries, Scandinavia and the Pacific region.

Scott Gottlieb, former head of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Ashish Jha, dean of Brown University’s school of public health in the US, last week called Delta `the most contagious variant we have seen to date`.

The World Health Organization (WHO) classified Delta as a variant of concern in April and upgraded it to a variant of concern on May 11.

Especially in Guangzhou, China, health officials said that 12% of people infected with the Delta variant developed severe or severe symptoms within just 3-4 days from the start of symptoms, 4 times faster than normal.

A new study by Public Health England (PHE) shows that two doses of the vaccine are `highly effective` in preventing the risk of hospitalization due to infection with the Delta variant.

An intensive care room of Covid-19 patients at Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England on March 17.

The US, the largest epidemic area in the world, reported 34,332,717 cases of infection and 615,232 deaths due to nCoV, an increase of 8,360 cases and 171 deaths compared to the previous day.

At the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) conference in Brussels on June 14, President Joe Biden admitted that too many people have died from Covid-19 even though most of the United States is returning to normal.

`We have made great progress in the US. Much of the country is returning to normal and our economic growth is world-leading, while infections and deaths are down significantly,`

President Biden continues to urge Americans to get vaccinated as soon as possible.

14 states have reached President Biden’s goal of 70% of adults receiving at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine before July 4, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on June 14.

New York is the latest state to reach this threshold, joining California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington.

More than 174 million Americans, about 52.5% of the total population, have received at least one dose of vaccine and nearly 145 million people, about 43.7%, have completed the vaccination program.

India is the second largest epidemic area in the world with 29,570,035 cases and 377,061 deaths, an increase from 62,597 and 1,452 cases respectively the previous day.

Many states in India began to relax their blockade from June 14, including the capital New Delhi, where officials allowed all stores and shopping centers to open.

The Taj Mahal began to reopen to visitors this week, after two months of closure due to Covid-19.

England, the 7th epidemic region in the world, recorded 7,742 new infections and 3 deaths, bringing the total to 4,573,419 and 127,907 cases respectively.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government on June 14 announced a delay in opening for another 4 weeks due to the strong spread of the Delta variant.

With the new announcement, pubs and hospitality services will continue to be limited to on-site service and must apply social distancing measures.

Germany has reported 3,724,201 infections and 90,527 deaths from Covid-19, after recording 907 and 57 new cases respectively in the past 24 hours.

German Health Minister Jens Spahn said on June 14 that states can customize mask wearing regulations according to local situations, when the country’s average number of infections drops below 1,000 cases per day.

`With the infection rate going down, we should proceed in stages. As a first step, mandatory mask wearing in outdoor areas can be lifted,` he said.

Germany recently reopened restaurants, beer bars and other outdoor dining.

In Southeast Asia, Indonesia is the largest epidemic area in the region with 1,919,547 cases, an increase of 8,189, of which 53,116 people died, an increase of 237.

Indonesia fears the epidemic will peak in July, while many hospitals in the capital Jakarta are operating at 75% capacity.

`The capital needs more attention. If the situation gets out of control, we could enter a critical phase,` Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said.

The government plans to increase hospital capacity by 40% and requisition many hotels to become quarantine centers.

Thailand, reported 3,355 new infections and 17 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 199,264 and 1,466 cases respectively since the outbreak.

Dozens of hospitals in Thailand’s capital Bangkok today announced the postponement of pre-booked Covid-19 vaccination schedules, while Bangkok’s vaccination scheduling application also sent a message saying that vaccination sessions after June 15 will not be scheduled.

Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang said there were `some technical problems` during the vaccine delivery process and the city had notified people who booked vaccination appointments from June 15-21.

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