Corona ... a record increase in injuries around the world and governments call on the military to help
Today, Friday, October 9, witnessed a record increase in the number of people infected with Corona around the world, prompting many governments to take decisions to completely or partially close activities or cancel activities that were previously scheduled, while some celebrities and politicians entered a state of self-isolation, either because of infection or contact with one of the injured.
In the context, the Sultanate of Oman has taken measures to confront the pandemic, including preventing movement and closing all public places and shops, and it is also decided to impose a night curfew from 11 to 24 October.
Oman has recorded 104,129 cases of COVID-19 and 1,009 deaths so far.
While Switzerland recorded a record increase in one day by 1,487 cases. The Public Health Agency in Switzerland said that 60,368 confirmed cases were recorded in total, up from 58,881 yesterday, and the death toll reached 1794 after recording three additional deaths.
Switzerland had announced the detection of the first confirmed case of the virus in late February, and the daily number of cases reached a peak of 1456 cases on March 23, but it declined sharply, reaching only three cases on the first of June.
The injuries in Brazil exceeded 5 million, and the deaths exceeded 148,957 cases.
Russia also recorded a record high of 12,126 new injuries, bringing the total number to one million and 272238.
Officials said 201 people had died in the past 24 hours, bringing the official number of deaths to 22,257. The previous record for the number of injuries was 11,656 on May 11.
The total numbers in Canada reached 177,730 injuries and 9,609 deaths, and the total number in Mexico rose to 804,488 injuries and 83,096 deaths.
The Mexican government says the actual number of HIV cases in the country is likely much higher.
Today, the Slovak government stated that it had called in the army to help deal with the rise in cases of Coronavirus, after the health authorities had reached their maximum capacity in dealing with the virus and became in need of support.
The number of injuries in the country had increased rapidly, despite the start of the state of emergency on October 1.
Defense Minister Yaroslav Nade said about 1,500 soldiers would be deployed.
Although Slovakia was one of the countries in Europe least affected by the first wave of infections with the Coronavirus, it has been setting daily records since mid-September.
Today, the country recorded more than a thousand new daily infections for the second consecutive day, and 57 people died.
The National Security Council of Ukraine said today that the country recorded 5,804 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, up from the previous record of 5,397 cases yesterday.
The daily toll in Ukraine jumped to a record high for the third day in a row, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases to 250,538 and 4,779 deaths, including 89 cases during the past twenty-four hours.
The rise in new infections prompted the government to extend the closure procedures until the end of October. Germany intends to seek the help of experts from the army and "Robert Koch" in the hotbeds of the Corona outbreak. The German news agency said that German Angela Merkel and the mayors of major cities agreed during their meeting today, if it is done. 35 new cases of infection per 100,000 people were recorded within seven days.
Merkel is holding consultations with mayors of the 11 largest German cities regarding the situation in light of the sharp increase in the number of daily infections with the emerging coronavirus.
And the Ministry of Health in the state of Berlin announced yesterday that the capital has become the epicenter of the Corona outbreak, as the rate of new infections exceeded the warning limit of 50 cases per 100,000 people in seven days.
The limit of 50 infections per 100,000 people in seven days is a central standard agreed upon by the federal government and the states as an indicator that when exceeded, countermeasures can be taken in the relevant places to curb the spread of the virus.
The German Robert Koch Institute for the Control of Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases announced this morning that the number of new infections that were registered during the past twenty-four hours reached 4,516, based on data from local health departments.
According to the data, the number of daily injuries rose sharply from 2,828 new infections the day before yesterday to 4,058 new injuries yesterday.
India recorded more than 70 thousand new cases of "Corona", bringing the total number to 6.91 million cases, and the total deaths 106,490.
France declared a state of high alert in 6 cities due to the spread of "Corona". French Health Minister Olivier Ferrand said that 4 other French cities had turned to the highest levels of preparedness to confront the "Corona" virus, after Paris and Marseille had already taken this step.
Veran added that these measures will witness the closure of all bars and forcing restaurants to implement stricter health protocols and will be implemented from tomorrow "Saturday" in Lyon, Lille, Grenoble and Saint-Etienne.
This step comes one day after 18,746 cases of the virus were recorded within 24 hours, in addition to 80 new deaths.
In terms of canceled activities, it was decided to cancel the famous Paris-Roubaix cycling race, which was scheduled for October 25th, in light of the continuing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
And the local authorities announced the cancellation of the race for both groups of men and women, after French Health Minister Olivier Ferrand announced yesterday that the northern city of Lille was on high alert to contain the spread of infection with the fast-spreading Corona virus.
Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump's doctor, Sean Conley, said that the president has completed the course of treatment for the "Corona" virus, and his condition is still stable since his return to the White House, and he can attend public events from Saturday.
In a White House memo, Conley added that Trump had responded "very well" to the treatment.
At the same time, Buckingham Palace announced today that Princess Sophie, Countess of Wessex and wife of Prince Edward, the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth of Britain, has isolated herself in her home after she had contact with a person who was found to have Covid-19 disease.
Sports ... officials in the German city of Munich announced today that the football matches that will be held in the city will not witness a public presence until at least October 25, due to the increasing number of people infected with the new Corona virus (Covid19-).
Thus, Bayern Munich, the German championship holder, will not be able to play again among its fans at the "Allianz Arena" before their scheduled match against Werder Bremen on November 21 at least.
The same will apply to matches in the lower leagues, including the match scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, between 1860 Munich and Türkçuçu Munich in the third division.
The German Robert Koch Institute for the Control of Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases stated that the infection rate reached 42.4 cases per 100,000 people.
Today, Italian soccer club Inter Milan announced that its players, Roberto Gagliardini, Radja Nainggolan and Yunot Rado, have been infected with the Corona virus.
The Italian Football Association also mentioned that two Corona cases were reported for the two players, and a staff member of the U-21 youth team, in Reykjavik before facing Iceland in the European Nations Championship qualifiers.
Team star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been isolating himself at home since contracting the virus on September 24, alongside Leo Duarte.
Today, Friday, a study conducted by the International Football Association (FIFA) showed that the Corona virus led to an 18 percent reduction in transfers during the recent transfer period, compared to last year.
Total transportation expenditures decreased by about 30 percent, reaching a similar level in 2016.
It is noteworthy that the transfer period this time lasted one month longer than usual, and was closed on October 5th.
In the transfer period in 2019, $ 5.8 billion was spent internationally, but all that was spent a year later was $ 3.22 billion.
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