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The UK has vaccinated half the population with the Covid-19 vaccine

Avatar of Nick John By Nick John Dec3,2023 #Covid #vaccinated
The UK has vaccinated half the population with the Covid-19 vaccine 4
The UK has vaccinated half the population with the Covid-19 vaccine 4

The world has recorded 147,022,891 nCoV infections and 3,111,619 deaths, an increase of 800,176 and 12,606 respectively, while 125,024,796 people have recovered, according to real-time statistics site Worldometers.

England, the seventh largest epidemic area in the world, reported 4,403,170 cases of infection and 127,417 deaths due to nCoV, an increase of 2,061 and 32 cases respectively from the previous day.

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced on April 24 that 33.51 million people out of more than 66.8 million people in this country have been vaccinated with Covid-19 vaccine, of which more than 12 million people have been fully vaccinated with two doses.

Secretary Hancock called this a great milestone for Britain, affirming that the Covid-19 vaccination campaign is the way the country gradually escapes the pandemic.

British people wait to be vaccinated against Covid-19 at a vaccination center in Birmingham on February 4.

The US, the largest epidemic area in the world, reported 32,786,598 cases of infection and 585,871 deaths due to nCoV, an increase of 50,225 cases and 732 deaths compared to the previous day.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the morning of April 24 announced that it had administered 225,640,460 doses of Covid-19 vaccine out of a total of 290,685,655 doses distributed throughout the country.

The US previously resumed using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after a temporary pause due to the discovery of some cases of blood clotting.

India is the second largest epidemic region in the world with 16,951,621 cases of infection and 192,309 deaths, an increase from 349,165 and 2,760 cases respectively the previous day.

Faced with a serious wave of Covid-19, India is falling into an unprecedented tragedy due to lack of oxygen, vaccines and medicine, while crematoriums are constantly burning because the death toll from nCoV is too high.

Hospitals in India on April 24 continued to ask the government to immediately provide oxygen after they had to stop accepting patients because of insufficient oxygen.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the afternoon of April 23 chaired a high-level meeting to discuss the serious oxygen shortage in hospitals.

Indian states are at odds over the issue of oxygen supply, with some state governments so closely guarding their supplies that they deploy armed police at oxygen production plants to ensure security.

Brazil is the third largest epidemic area in the world with 14,308,215 cases and 389,492 deaths, an increase of 70,105 and 2,8699 respectively.

Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Carissa Etienne said on April 21 that the number of nCoV infections in Brazil is decreasing, including cases in the Amazon region, which has been heavily affected by Covid-19 in recent months.

The Brazilian government’s Fiocruz biomedical institute meanwhile warned that young people in the country are increasingly affected by Covid-19.

France, the fourth largest epidemic area in the world, recorded 5,473,579 cases of infection and 102,713 deaths, an increase of 32,633 and 217 cases respectively in the past 24 hours.

French Prime Minister Jean Caster said on April 22 that the third wave of the epidemic was `over` and confirmed that domestic travel restrictions would be lifted on May 3 and secondary schools would reopen.

He added that some businesses, including bars, restaurants and cultural centers, could reopen in mid-May as the pandemic situation improves, three weeks after France entered an extended lockdown.

In Southeast Asia, Cambodia recorded an additional 511 cases of nCoV infection and 10 deaths, bringing the total number of people infected with Covid-19 to 9,359, of which 71 people have died.

The government of the capital Phnom Penh on the night of April 23 continued to tighten restrictions by requiring the closure of all markets from April 22 to May 7 due to the increased infection rate here.

Laos reported 88 new cases of nCoV infection in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases nationwide to 247, of which no deaths have been recorded.

Vientiane residents are prohibited from leaving home unless there is an essential need.

Singapore recorded 60,966 cases of infection, an increase of 23 cases compared to the previous day, of which 30 people died from nCoV.

Singapore’s Ministry of Health said on April 22 that it will not allow entry to both long-term visa holders and short-term tourists who have recently been to India due to concerns about complicated developments in the epidemic in this country.

Singapore has generally controlled the virus and is rolling out vaccinations.

Thailand reported 2,839 new infections and 8 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 53,022 and 129 respectively.

The Thai government since the beginning of this month has tightened restrictive measures to prevent Covid-19 such as closing schools, banning gatherings of more than 50 people, and banning the sale of alcoholic beverages in restaurants for at least two weeks from January 18.

Thai officials also declared Bangkok and 17 other provinces in the `red zone`, applying strict epidemic suppression measures.

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