Statistics of the "WorldMeter" platform showed yesterday that the total number of new Corona virus (Covid-19) worldwide increased to six million and 197 thousand and 756 cases in 196 countries and regions, while the total number of deaths globally due to the virus exceeded 371 thousand cases, and reached The total cure cases are two million
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The United States is still the country most affected by the number of deaths and injuries, with 103,781 deaths, followed by Britain with 38,376 deaths, Italy with 33340 deaths, Brazil with 28,834 deaths, and France with 28,771 deaths, while the highest death rate was recorded for the population in Belgium (817) Death per million inhabitants).
In London, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Rap yesterday defended cautious relaxation of the restrictions imposed due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, and said it was "the right step to take at this time."
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under severe criticism from some scientists for his relaxation of the general isolation measures imposed by the authorities 10 weeks ago, and some said the decision was premature and considered a risk in the absence of an effective system to monitor any new outbreak.
Britain has had one of the highest death rates from Covid-19 disease caused by Corona. The government says it is loosening restrictions "with caution" to match the need to return to economic activities and prevent a new surge in casualties, but some say Britain is not ready.
"We are confident that this is the right step to take at this time ... We are taking these steps with great caution based on knowledge and our current ability to monitor the status of the virus," Rapp said in televised comments. From today, up to six individuals will be able to gather in the open spaces of England, and some classes will be organized again, and some competitive sports for the elite may be resumed, and more than two million people who are in isolation will be able to spend time outside the home.
Johnson has come under pressure from members of the ruling Conservative Party and business owners to resume economic activities, after spending billions to help protect companies and workers from the consequences of the Corona virus crisis.
The system for conducting investigations and tracking contacts of confirmed cases is at the heart of the strategy to reduce public isolation measures, and the government says the program is already achieving its intended effect, but some scientists say it is too early to cut it.
And in Russia, the health authorities announced yesterday that the total number of registered infections in the country as a result of the emerging Corona virus rose to 405 thousand and 842 cases in conjunction with the authorities announced a decrease in the death rate due to the virus during the past 24 hours.
The Anti-Corona Virus Operations Room in Russia stated that during the past 24 hours, the health authorities recorded 9268 infections compared to 8952 cases the previous day, noting the decrease in the number of deaths recorded by 138 deaths compared to 181 deaths the day before yesterday, to become the death toll of infection victims in the country 4693 Deaths, while 4414 people were recovering, bringing the total number of corona recupers in Russia so far to 171,883 people.
Britain: Cautious relaxation of restrictions is the right step to take at this time.