China News Network, March 27. The latest statistics show that the total number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia worldwide has exceeded 540,000 and the cumulative deaths have exceeded 24,000. Among them, the number of confirmed cases in the United States exceeds 85,000, and 11 states have become "severe disaster areas". The number of confirmed cases in the United Kingdom has broken through 10,000. Prime Minister Johnson is infected with the new crown virus.
March 25, local time, reporters photographed the Washington Monument. Affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the annual "Cherry Blossom Festival" in Washington, the capital of the United States, had to end early. Photo by China News Agency reporter Chen Mengtong
11 US states enter "major disaster" state
The number of cases of infection in the United States is on a clear upward curve, with more than 10,000 new cases per day for four consecutive days. According to data from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 6:49 pm Beijing time on the 27th, the number of confirmed cases of new crown pneumonia in the United States reached 85,996, with 1,300 deaths. Affected by the epidemic, 11 states across the United States have entered a "major disaster state." Among them, New York State has the most severe outbreak, with nearly 40,000 confirmed cases.
U.K. confirmed Prime Minister Johnson infection
The data released by the British Ministry of Health on the 26th showed that the number of confirmed cases of new crown pneumonia in the UK surged by 2129 cases to 11,658 cases; the cumulative death cases increased to 578 cases, the first single-day increase exceeded 100 cases. The British government said on the 27th that Prime Minister Johnson tested positive for the virus. However, his symptoms are mild and he will continue to lead the British government in response to the epidemic during self-isolation.
Data Map: British Prime Minister Johnson.
Italy's latest epidemic prevention law takes effect
The number of confirmed cases and deaths in Italy is rising rapidly. As of 18:00 on the 26th local time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in Italy rose to 80,539, and the cumulative number of deaths was 8,165. On the same day, Italy ’s latest epidemic prevention law came into effect, legally strengthening the Italian government ’s provisional legislative power, and incorporating the temporary decree issued by the government during the epidemic into the national legal level.
Over 7000 new cases diagnosed in Spain for three consecutive days
According to the news from the Spanish Ministry of Health on the 27th, as of now, Spain has confirmed a total of 64,059 cases of new coronary pneumonia, with more than 7,000 new confirmed cases in a single day for three consecutive days, and a total of 4,858 deaths.
Germany diagnoses less than 40,000 deaths but lower death rate
According to the website of the Robert Koch Institute in Germany, as of 0:00 on the 27th local time, a total of 42,288 confirmed cases of new crown pneumonia in Germany had occurred, with 253 deaths. Compared with Italy and Spain, Germany has a much lower mortality rate. The BBC's analysis states that large-scale testing, a young population infected and a first-class health care system are the reasons for the low mortality rate in Germany.
On March 25th local time, in Hillersheim, Germany, staff and volunteers converted the city hall into a medical center for the treatment of patients with the new coronavirus. The picture shows the reconstruction site of the Hillersheim Treatment Center.
French mortality rate rises significantly
The outbreak in France remains severe. On the 26th, France added 3922 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia, a cumulative increase to 29,155, of which 1,696 died. Patient mortality rates in the five regions with severe epidemics all increased significantly. The French defense minister said that 400 French soldiers had been infected with the new crown virus, but their condition was not serious.
Oklahoma City Office confirmed a case without contact with Putin
The Russian Epidemic Prevention Command issued news on the 27th that, as of now, a total of 1,036 confirmed cases have been recorded in 58 districts of Russia. Russian Presidential Press Secretary Peskov said on the 27th that a confirmed case of new crown virus infection appeared in the office of the Kremlin, and that all health and epidemic prevention measures were being taken. The confirmed personnel had no contact with President Putin.
Japanese mild patients expected to concentrate in Tokyo Olympic Village
According to statistics from the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), as of 6:30 pm on the 27th local time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of Japanese new crown pneumonia increased to 1463. Among them, the outbreak in Tokyo was severe. Governor Yuriko Koike said that she had submitted a request to the Tokyo Olympics Organizing Committee, hoping to concentrate mild patients infected with new coronary pneumonia to the Tokyo Olympic Village. Tokyo Disneyland also decided to postpone the opening of the park again after April 20.
Local time March 22, 2020, the cherry blossoms in Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan, attract many tourists to stroll and picnic in the cherry blossom forest.
Two mass infections in South Korea
As of 00:00 on the 27th local time, the number of confirmed cases of new crown pneumonia in South Korea has increased to 9,332, with 139 deaths. South Korean health authorities said on the 27th that a collective infection occurred in a hospital in Daegu City, which infected 51 people. Earlier, a collective infection event also occurred in the nursing home in the same building as the hospital, and 90 people were diagnosed.
Iran's 30,000 diagnoses will implement "social alienation" plan
On the 27th local time, the number of newly diagnosed cases of new crown pneumonia in Iran increased to 32,332, of which 2,378 died. Iran ’s National Commission for New Crown Pneumonia Outbreak Management announced on the 26th that before the end of the Iranian New Year holiday on April 3, the country will implement a “social alienation” plan to block the transmission chain of the new crown pneumonia virus.
Two more officials in the Philippines "recruit"
On the 27th, a total of 803 new cases of pneumonia in the Philippines were diagnosed. On the same day, the Philippine Ministry of Defence confirmed that the new chief of staff of the Armed Forces has tested positive for pneumonitis. At the same time, a deputy minister of health also confirmed the infection. Earlier, Philippine media said that three senators in the country had been diagnosed with the infection.
Grim situation in Latin America and Africa
The epidemic in Latin America and Africa continues to spread. As of the 26th local time, there have been more than 9,000 confirmed cases in Latin America, including Brazil, Ecuador, and Chile, with more than 2,900, 1,400, and 1,300 cases, respectively. Venezuela and Honduras have reported the first domestic deaths.
According to data from the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of 9:00 a.m. on the 27th, Eastern Time, the number of confirmed cases of New Coronary Pneumonia in Africa increased to 3243, with 83 deaths. Among them, the first case occurred in South Africa, and Guinea declared a state of emergency to curb the spread of the virus. (Finish)