China News Service, April 10th, real-time statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States show that as of 19:03 on April 10th, Beijing time, there were more than 1.61 million confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia and more than 96,000 deaths worldwide. . Among them, the "new hotspot" area of the US epidemic emerged; the EU finance ministers agreed on a large-scale rescue plan; with the first new case of coronary pneumonia in Yemen, there is one less country in the world with no confirmed diagnosis.
On April 8, local time, people from the San Francisco Bay Area lined up outside the Costco supermarket in Foster City. Recently, this Costco supermarket has adopted flow restriction measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Customers who come to shop need to line up in batches. China News Service reporter Liu Guanguan
U.S. epidemic "new hot spots" appear
The first lady called on the public to wear masks
At present, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the United States has exceeded 460,000, with more than 16,000 deaths. Among them, more than 160,000 people were diagnosed with infection in New York State, more than any country outside the United States.
It is worth noting that several areas in the United States are becoming "new hot spots" in the epidemic. Immunology expert Box said that according to current data, confirmed cases in the Washington area of the capital, the Baltimore area of Maryland, and the Philadelphia area of Pennsylvania are on the rise, but the virus infection rate in these "new hot spots" is much lower than in New York ,New Jersey.
To respond to the epidemic and support economic operations, the US Federal Reserve Board announced on the 9th that it will provide loans of up to US $ 2.3 trillion to help American families, various businesses, state and local governments.
On the same day, US First Lady Melania shared a photo of herself wearing a mask on social media and called on the public to take the guidelines issued by the CDC seriously. And her husband, President Trump has said that he has no plan to wear a mask, "(wearing a mask) is just a suggestion, I just don't want to wear it myself."
Data map: As of the evening of April 4, local time, the number of people diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia in Germany has exceeded 95,000. On that day, many Berlin citizens went out to enjoy the sun. The picture shows the public sunbathing in the Grape Hill Park in Berlin Mitte. China News Service reporter Peng Dawei
Many European countries continue to strictly prevent and control
Merkel: There is no reason to let your guard down
In response to the European epidemic, the meeting of EU member finance ministers reached an agreement on the evening of the 9th and agreed to implement a large-scale rescue plan totaling 540 billion euros. Euro Group Chairman Mario Centeno introduced that the package includes three aspects: to provide protection for workers, to provide assistance to enterprises, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, and to provide financial assistance to the euro zone countries.
On the other hand, many European countries continue to implement strict epidemic prevention measures. As of the 9th, a total of 116,127 cases were diagnosed in Germany and 2,425 deaths. Prime Minister Merkel said that Germany's latest epidemic data made people feel cautiously optimistic that the number of new infections has slowed slightly, but warned that there is currently no reason to relax their vigilance.
There are currently over 65,000 confirmed cases in the UK and nearly 8,000 deaths. Prime Minister Johnson has left the intensive care unit, transferred to the general ward and continued to be hospitalized for observation. In response to the upcoming Easter, British authorities called on the public to abide by the "home order".
In addition, the Spanish Parliament voted on 9th to pass a resolution to extend the state of emergency again, which will be extended to at least 0:00 on April 26; the number of confirmed cases in France has increased to 117,749. Some French cities, including Nice, require residents to wear masks when going out ; Russia has 11,917 people infected and 94 people died. Among them, the number of infections in Moscow exceeded 6,600, and the city has suspended the public sacrificial sweeping activities; in Italy, with more than 140,000 cases diagnosed, Prime Minister Conte said that strict control measures still need to be implemented.
Recently, as the number of people diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia in Tokyo, Japan has increased, the number of people going out has decreased. The picture shows the notice of a shopping mall in Tokyo. China News Service reporter Lu Shaowei
Tokyo requires 6 industries to close
South Korea's "Earthquake" Daegu's first single day zero new
In Asia, the epidemic situation in Japan is getting more and more serious, and more than 6,000 cases have been diagnosed. Because he failed to curb the spread of the epidemic, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in a written response on the 9th that "the responsibility for political judgment is my own." Abe said recently, "This is not something that I should take responsibility for."
In order to prevent the spread of the epidemic, Yuriko Koike, governor of Tokyo, Japan, held a press conference on the 10th, requesting the 6 industries and facilities in Tokyo to suspend business under the "Emergency Declaration" and expressing certain monetary subsidies to relevant enterprises and departments.
The Daegu area, which was once the epicenter of the Korean epidemic, achieved zero new cases in a single day for the first time on the 9th. South Korea currently has a total of 10,450 cases and a total of 208 deaths. South Korea's Central Disaster Security Countermeasures Headquarters held the first meeting of the Life Epidemic Prevention Committee on the 10th and began to discuss whether to move to the "life epidemic prevention" phase of daily economic life and epidemic prevention.
On the afternoon of the 10th, local time, Malaysian Prime Minister Muhidin announced the extension of the "Operation Restriction Order" for 14 days until April 28. Muhidin emphasized that the government will continue to monitor the implementation of the action restriction order, and if necessary, does not rule out the possibility of announcing the extension again. He reminded the public that this "war epidemic" is not over, and everyone must continue to fight.
On the 4th and 1st local time, in Johannesburg, South Africa, people wear masks to go shopping at the supermarket. Affected by the epidemic, South Africa has implemented a nationwide "closure". China News Agency reporter Wang Xishe
One less country in the world
South Africa's national "closure" measures will be extended for two weeks
The epidemic continued to spread in the Middle East. With the first new case of coronary pneumonia in Yemen, there is one less country in the world with zero confirmed diagnoses. It is reported that the first case of Yemen appeared in Hadramau province, a 65-year-old man working in a port. The cause of the infection was presumed to be infected by a sick sailor of a cargo ship arriving in Hong Kong. The man is currently in stable condition and receiving related treatment.
As many as 52 countries have reported cases on the African continent. According to the epidemic data of the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of the 10th, there have been more than 12,000 confirmed cases and more than 600 deaths.
As the country with the largest number of confirmed cases in Africa, South African President Ramaphosa announced on the evening of the 9th that he would extend the "blockade order" for another 14 days. In Egypt, where more than 1500 cases have been diagnosed, the nationwide curfew has been extended for another two weeks to April 23; Ethiopia, Africa ’s second largest population, declared a state of emergency on the 8th.