China News Service, May 21st. Real-time statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States show that as of 20:32 on May 21st, Beijing time, there were more than 5.02 million confirmed cases of the new crown worldwide, and a total of more than 328,000 deaths. US President Trump intends to hold an offline G7 summit at Camp David; the Russian epidemic situation is becoming more stable; Japan has lifted the state of emergency in 42 places; the peak of the South African epidemic has not yet arrived.
Nearly two months after the outbreak of the New Crown Outbreak in Guam, the USS Roosevelt aircraft carrier first went to sea on May 20th. The picture shows the crew being inspected before boarding the ship.
Experts approve US virus detection "a mess"
Brazil confirmed nearly 20,000 new cases in a single day
At present, there are more than 1.55 million confirmed cases in the United States and 93,000 deaths. A report released by the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy of the University of Minnesota on the 20th local time shows that some infectious disease experts believe that the current detection of new coronavirus in the United States is lacking in organization and is not accurate enough. These tests need to be conducted under a coordinated organization at the national level. . The head of the center, Mike Ostholm, called the US test "a mess."
At present, 50 states in the United States have partially lifted the ban. Trump said on the 20th that he was considering holding an offline G7 summit at Camp David, the presidential resort of Maryland. However, public health experts expressed concern about this. Trump also said that the course of taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent new coronary pneumonia will end in about two days.
In addition, nearly two months after the outbreak was docked in Guam, the US aircraft carrier "Roosevelt" first went to sea on May 20th. There are about 3,000 sailors on board, and about 1,800 sailors remain on the shore for isolation.
A total of over 600,000 cases have been diagnosed in Latin America, and nearly 300,000 cases have been diagnosed in Brazil, where the epidemic is most severe. Brazilian Ministry of Health data on the 20th showed that there were nearly 20,000 newly diagnosed cases in the country, a new high in a single day. A total of over 100,000 cases have been diagnosed in Peru, 80% of which are asymptomatic. The President of Biscala announced on the 20th that after the expiration of the national emergency on May 24, some restrictions will continue to be maintained.
On May 18 local time, Hyde Park in the United Kingdom was officially opened, and a swimmer swam by the swan.
Russia's epidemic situation is getting more stable
Greece plans to restart tourism in mid-June
The Russian Epidemic Prevention Command reported on the 21st that in the past 24 hours, there have been 8849 newly confirmed cases in the country, a total of 317554 confirmed cases and a total of 3099 deaths. Russian Prime Minister Mishustin said on the 20th that Russia's epidemic situation has become increasingly stable, and the country has successfully avoided the epidemic's large-scale spread and explosive growth.
The epidemic situation in many countries in Europe continued to ease. On May 20, the number of hospitalizations in the UK fell below 10,000 for the first time since March. Regarding the resumption of classes at the school, the English minister Doton said that the school will be allowed to resume classes only from June 1 if safety is ensured; France has a total of 143,845 cases diagnosed, and the number of serious cases has also decreased by 100 compared with the previous day , For the 42nd consecutive day of decline.
In Italy, more than 227,000 cases have been diagnosed. Italian Prime Minister Conte said on the 21st that the country will open the movement of people with EU countries from June 3, and travelers do not need to be isolated.
Greece is also actively promoting the economic restart. Greek Prime Minister Mizotakis announced on the 20th a series of measures to revitalize the tourism market and restore economic operation. He said that the peak tourist season in Greece will begin on June 15 and will gradually open to foreign tourists from July 1.
On May 20th local time, Korean high school students resume classes, and a plastic baffle is installed on the desk of a school in Daejeon, South Korea to prevent the spread of the virus.
42 places in Japan to lift the state of emergency
South Korea now has more cases of practicing singing
The cumulative number of diagnoses in Japan exceeded 16,000, and the cumulative deaths exceeded 780. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced on the evening of the 21st that the emergency declarations of the three prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto, and Hyogo were lifted, and that 42 prefectures in Japan have now been lifted. Japan will decide on the 25th as soon as possible whether to lift the emergency of the last five places including Tokyo.
International Olympic Committee President Bach also said on the 20th that if the Tokyo Olympics postponed to next year cannot be held as scheduled, it will face the fate of being cancelled.
The cumulative number of confirmed cases in South Korea reached 11,122, and the number of confirmed cases related to collective infections in Itaewon nightclubs in Seoul rose to 206. In addition, cases of infection through coin-operated singing rooms have appeared in Incheon. The Korean epidemic prevention official said on the 21st that it is considering issuing an administrative order to suspend business operations in "high-risk areas" where virus spreads are practiced across the country.
India plans to resume domestic flight operations from May 25, but international flights will remain grounded. India currently has more than 110,000 confirmed diagnoses, and the country ’s detection rate continues to increase, with daily detections exceeding 100,000.
On the 21st, the number of confirmed cases in Singapore rose to 29,812, mostly foreign workers living in dormitories. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on the 20th that if community infections can continue to be kept at a low level, the government will open up more activities, such as allowing people to dine out.
Data map: Turkey in an outbreak
Turkey requires students to wear masks to participate in the college entrance examination
South Africa's epidemic peak has not yet arrived
In the Middle East, the number of new cases in Turkey fell to less than 1,000 for the first time on May 20, and a total of 152,587 cases were diagnosed. Koja, the Minister of Land Health, said that students will be required to wear masks during the mid-term and college entrance exams next month. During the exam, if students can maintain a certain social distance, they can take off the masks.
The Iranian Ministry of Health reported on the 21st that a total of 129,341 cases were diagnosed in the country; a total of 7,249 deaths were reported. The Deputy Minister of Health of Iran said that about 10,000 health workers in the country are infected with the new coronavirus. In addition, in view of the recent increase in Iraqi festivals and the tourist season, the authorities called on the public to reduce travel.
According to the epidemic data of the African Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in Africa is over 95,000, with 2,997 deaths. Among them, the most severely diagnosed in South Africa reached 18,003. Epidemic prevention experts said that the peak of the epidemic situation in South Africa has not yet arrived, and the country also needs to hurry up to expand hospital beds, prepare medical supplies, and train medical personnel.
In addition, according to changes in the local epidemic situation, many African countries have adjusted their prevention and control measures. Kenya ’s capital Nairobi ’s Eastleigh District and Mombasa ’s old city access ban were extended to June 6th, and the closure of shopping malls and restaurants and the ban on street sales also continued until June 6. After the closure of the city at midnight on May 20, Botswana, the country is divided into 9 regions, which can move freely within the region, and cross-regional operations require a permit. (Finish)