(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) Epidemics in many countries in Europe and Asia have rebounded significantly, and confirmed cases have repeatedly set records

  China News Service, Beijing, July 12th. Comprehensive news: According to data from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 10:21 on the 12th, Beijing time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia worldwide reached 186,753,958, and the cumulative number of deaths reached 4029721. example.

Americas: Rio de Janeiro planted trees to commemorate the deaths of COVID-19

  On the 11th local time, according to the data of Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 17:21 Eastern time (5:21 on the 12th, Beijing time) of the same day, there were 7,698 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States in the past 24 hours A total of 33,851,884 confirmed cases; 58 new deaths and a total of 607,150 deaths.

At present, the Delta strain has become the most infectious strain of the new coronavirus in the United States, and has led to an increase in infection rates in many states.

  According to Brazilian media reports, on the 11th local time, a commemorative tree-planting event was held in Alameda Park in Rio de Janeiro. Rio city government officials, representatives of medical staff, and family members of people who died of new coronary pneumonia participated in tree planting.

A sign with the name of the deceased patient was inserted next to each sapling in the memorial forest.

It is reported that the city will also set up three regional planting memorial forests to commemorate the more than 30,000 people who died of the new crown virus in Rio during the epidemic, and thank the tens of thousands of medical workers in the city who are still on the front line of the fight against the epidemic. .

Europe: The UK, France, and Germany have rebounded significantly

  On the 11th local time, data published on the British government website showed that in the past 24 hours, there were 31,772 newly confirmed cases in the UK, which has exceeded 30,000 for five consecutive days, and has rebounded more than 20,000 for 14 consecutive days.

The latest data also shows that in the past week, the number of hospitalized patients with the new crown in the UK increased by 56.6% from the previous week; the number of deaths increased by two-thirds from the previous week.

So far, a total of 5,121,245 cases have been diagnosed in the UK, and a total of 128,427 deaths have been reported.

  French Minister of Health Vilan warned on the 11th local time that France is at the beginning of a new wave of new crown epidemics, and the medical system may be under pressure again.

Wilan said that the number of infections is gradually increasing as the delta strain of the new coronavirus mutation is more contagious.

He emphasized that vaccination is the main tool to deal with the epidemic, and the government is studying all ways to avoid any situation that causes the country to shut down again.

  As of the 11th local time, the German epidemic data rebounded for five consecutive days.

The epidemic monitoring index announced by the German disease control agency "average number of new diagnoses per 100,000 people in seven days" rose to 6.2 on the 11th, which has rebounded for the fifth consecutive day.

The speaker of the German Bundestag Schaeuble said on the same day that measures such as speeding up vaccination should be adopted to prevent schools from being suspended again after the summer vacation.

Asia: Increasing number of confirmed cases in many countries continues to rise

  The epidemic in South Korea has shown a rebound trend in recent days, and the number of new cases has remained four-digit for five consecutive days.

South Korea’s Central Anti-epidemic Countermeasures Headquarters reported on the 12th that as of 0:00 that day, South Korea had 1,100 new confirmed cases compared with the previous day, and a total of 169,146 confirmed cases.

The number of new cases in a single day exceeded 1,000 for 6 consecutive days, and the number of new cases on Sunday was the highest on that day.

According to the report, community infections in non-capital areas accounted for more than 27%, and the spread of the epidemic from the metropolitan area to the whole country is worrying.

In addition, South Korea launched the highest-level fourth-level epidemic prevention response in the metropolitan area that day.

  Thailand's new crown pneumonia epidemic is getting worse, with nearly 10,000 newly confirmed cases in a single day.

The capital Bangkok has always been the hardest hit by the epidemic, and the medical system is overwhelmed. However, virus screening and patient treatment are seriously lagging behind. A large number of people set up tents near the free virus screening station late at night or sleep in the street waiting for testing. Therefore, Bangkok urgently needs to increase virus screening. Point, expand the detection range.

The head of Thailand’s National Health Insurance Office stated on the 11th that the office, in conjunction with disease control departments and colleges and universities’ medical technology professional institutions, will provide rapid testing services for the new crown virus to people in Bangkok from July 12, and plans to test 10,000 to 12,000 people every day. The detection technology can produce results within 30 minutes.

  According to the new crown epidemic data released by the National Disaster Relief Agency of Indonesia on the 11th, Indonesia has newly confirmed 36,197 cases from the previous day, and the number of cases has increased by more than 35,000 for 4 consecutive days.

Data show that as of 12:00 on the 11th, Indonesia has a total of 2527203 confirmed cases; 1007 new deaths and 66464 deaths.

The capital Jakarta is still the hardest-hit area, and the cumulative number of confirmed cases still ranks first among all provincial administrative regions in Indonesia.

  According to data released by the Ministry of Health of Malaysia on the 11th, as of 12:00 noon that day, there were 9,105 newly confirmed cases in the country in the past 24 hours, and the number of cases increased over 9,000 for three consecutive days, with a total of 836,296 confirmed cases; 91 new deaths, a total of There were 6158 deaths.

Malaysia has initiated a nationwide "total blockade" measure, suspending economic and social activities except for essential service departments.

  According to the website of the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), as of 23:59 on the 11th local time, Japan has reported 2032 new confirmed cases, a decrease of 426 from the previous day, and 6 new deaths.

The opening date of the Tokyo Olympics is approaching. On July 12, Tokyo, Japan entered a state of emergency for the fourth time.

Up to now, among the 750 game periods of the Tokyo Olympics, there are 724 periods without spectators, and only 26 periods have been accepted for spectators, accounting for approximately 3.5% of the total.

Africa: South Africa extends fourth-level "city closure" measures

  According to the latest data from the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of the 11th local time, a total of 5,926,224 confirmed cases have been reported in Africa, and a total of 151,386 deaths have been reported.

Among them, South Africa is still the most severely affected country in the region.

According to data released by the National Institute of Infectious Diseases of South Africa on the 11th, there were 16,302 newly confirmed cases in the country in the past 24 hours, and a total of 2,195,599 confirmed cases; 151 new deaths and a total of 64,289 deaths.

  South African President Ramaphosa issued a national television speech on the evening of the 11th, saying that with the rapid spread of the mutated new crown virus delta strain in South Africa, the country’s third wave of epidemics is more fierce than the previous two waves, with more than 200,000 active cases. The medical system is under tremendous pressure.

In view of this, the government has decided to extend the fourth-level "city closure" measures for 14 days to July 25, during which all social, political and religious gatherings are banned, curfews are imposed, alcohol sales are strictly prohibited, schools are closed, restaurants and gyms are restricting the number of people. Under the premise of opening.