(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) The number of daily confirmed cases in the world exceeds 1.13 million, and South Korea has the largest number of daily confirmed cases and deaths

  China News Agency, Beijing, April 9. Comprehensive news: According to the latest data released by the World Health Organization on the 8th, as of 19:1 on the 8th Central European Time (1:1 on the 9th Beijing Time), the number of confirmed cases in the world is higher than before. One day increased by 1138093 cases to 494587638; deaths increased by 3905 to 6170283 cases.

Statistics show that South Korea, Germany, France, Italy, and Australia are the five countries with the largest number of newly confirmed cases.

South Korea, the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, and the United States are the five countries with the highest number of new deaths.

 Americas: U.S. media say the epidemic has claimed nearly one million lives in the United States, causing trauma

  According to Johns Hopkins University epidemic statistics, as of 19:20 on April 8th Eastern Time (7:20am on April 9th, Beijing time), the cumulative number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States has reached 80,381,399. The cumulative number of deaths related to the new coronavirus infection has reached 985,067.

According to CNN, Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said recently that confirmed cases of new crowns in the United States are expected to increase in the next few weeks, and there is a high probability of a new surge in cases in the fall.

  The Los Angeles Times wrote an article on the 8th about the impact of the new crown epidemic on the United States, pointing out that although the death rate of the new crown is decreasing, the haze of the epidemic continues to hang over the United States.

The new crown pneumonia epidemic has lasted for more than two years, claimed the lives of nearly 1 million people, left deep wounds on Americans, and also traumatized people's physical and mental health and the American economy.

Asia: South Korea's daily increase in confirmed cases remains around 200,000 for 4 consecutive days

  According to Yonhap News Agency, South Korea's Central Epidemic Prevention and Control Headquarters reported on the 8th that as of 0:00 that day, South Korea had newly confirmed 205,333 new crown cases compared with 0:00 the previous day, with a total of 14,983,694 confirmed cases; 373 new deaths were added in a single day.

The number of confirmed cases in a single day decreased by 19,487 from the previous day and 74,916 from a week ago (April 1).

  The report said that the number of newly confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in South Korea has been on a downward trend, and has remained at around 200,000 for four consecutive days.

This could lead to further relaxation of the country's epidemic prevention measures.

  According to the website of the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), as of 23:59 local time on April 8, Japan has reported 51,953 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the past 24 hours.

As of now, Japan has accumulated 6,949,007 confirmed cases and 28,617 deaths.

  According to NHK reports, at Showa University Hospital in Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo, 80% of patients with new coronary pneumonia were found to be infected with the Omicron subtype mutant BA.2 during admission.

Also, 60% of BA.2 infections at the hospital were young adults in their 20s and 30s.

The study found that in just over three weeks since the BA.2 strain was discovered in Japan, it quickly became the predominant strain circulating in Japan.

 Europe: Germany considering reintroducing indoor mask order this fall

  According to the latest statistics released by the German Federal Agency for Disease Control and Prevention, the Robert Koch Institute, as of 0:00 on April 8, local time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in Germany reached 22,441,051, an increase of 175,263 from the previous day; the cumulative number of deaths 131,370 cases, an increase of 334 cases from the previous day.

The incidence rate per 100,000 people in the country decreased to 1181.2 within 7 days.

  German Health Minister Lauterbach said on the 8th that Germany may need to reintroduce the requirement to wear masks in public this autumn after the proposal for a fourth dose of the vaccine was rejected by the legislature.

Lauterbach said that the Bundestag voted on the 7th against the proposal to "require a fourth dose of the vaccine for people aged 60 and over."

He believes that "all room for further relaxation of epidemic prevention measures has been completely exhausted."

  It is reported that Germany recently lifted the requirement to wear masks in many indoor settings, but it is still mandatory on public transport.

  On the 8th local time, the data released by the French public health department showed that as of the afternoon of that day, France had a total of 26,698,061 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia, with 148,768 new confirmed cases in 24 hours; a total of 143,130 deaths and 124 new deaths in 24 hours. .

  In addition, a new study published on the official website of the British "Lancet" magazine on the 7th found that compared with the delta strain of the new coronavirus, the symptoms caused by the Omicron strain were different, and the symptoms of loss of smell or taste were different. It's less likely, symptoms last less, and recovery is quicker.

Africa: The cumulative number of confirmed cases exceeds 11.36 million

  According to the latest statistics on the website of the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of April 8, local time, a total of 11,360,305 new coronary pneumonia cases have been diagnosed in the region, with a total of 251,525 deaths and a total of 10,720,279 cured cases.