Coronavirus: What’s going on in the world, June 22

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The last:Alarming overvoltages in case of coronavirus across the united states raised fears on Monday that the epidemic is spiraling out of control and that hard-won progress against the scourge is to disappear due to resistance among many Americans, wearing masks and staying away from other.

Confirming the predictions that easing the state, these bans in the past month-and-a-half could lead to a return by the virus, business has exceeded 100,000 in Florida, hospitalizations are increasing dramatically in Houston, and seizing one in five of those tested in Arizona turn out to be infected.

On weekends, the virus seemed to be everywhere at once: Six staff members to help save for President Donald Trump’s rally in the city of Tulsa, Okla., Tested positive, as did 23 Clemson University South Carolina football players.

At least 30 Louisiana State University team members have been isolated after infection or coming into contact with someone who has been. Meatpacking plants have also been affected, with outbreaks.

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“It’s the snowball effect. We will definitely see more people die from this outbreak, “said Dr. Marc-Boom, CEO and President of Houston Methodist Hospital, noting that the number of COVID-19 hospital admissions, which has tripled since Memorial Day by more than 1,400 across eight hospital systems in the greater Houston area.

He predicted that in three weeks the hospitals could be overwhelmed, and he pleaded with people to cover their faces and practice social distance.

“It is possible to open up a judicious pace and coexist with the virus, but it requires millions and millions of people to do the right thing. Right now, we don’t have that “because people have let their guard down, the Ramp says.

Texas is among a number of states, including Arizona, Alabama, Florida, and South Carolina, whose governors have resisted statewide mask requirements, leaving the matter to local authorities.

A patient wearing a protective mask is brought to a Houston hospital on Monday. (Callaghan O’Hare / Reuters)

In Orlando, 152 cases of coronavirus have been linked to a bar near the University of Central Florida campus, said Dr. Raul Pino, a state health worker in the seaside town.

“A lot of transmission has happened there,” said Pino. “People are very close. People are not wearing masks. People are drinking, shouting, dancing, sweating, kissing and caressing, all the things that happen in bars. And all of these things that are happening are not good for COVID-19. ”

Although he asked health officials to renew calls for people to wear masks and keep their distance, Gouv. Ron DeSantis has not signaled that he will withdraw from the reopening of the state after three months of shutdowns that damaged the economy.

People wash their hands at a portable hand washing station in Miami Beach, Florida. On Monday. (Wilfredo Lee / Associated Press)

In Louisiana, Gouv. from Jean le Bel Edwards weighed if any restrictions should be relaxed amid a spike in business. Some businesses have closed due to infections among staff or customers. And a cluster of bars near the USJ have reported at least 100 customers and employees have tested positive.

In Arizona, in particular, is seeing worrisome trends in several benchmarks, including the percentage of tests that test positive for the virus. Arizona is the tallest in the nation.

The positive state test rate is seven days on average over 20 percent, well above the national average which is 8.4% and 10% level that public health officials say, c is a problem. When the test is positive rate increases, it means that an epidemic is not just making more people more tested.

At the Maryland Fort Washington Medical Center on the outskirts of the nation’s capital, workers describe a scramble to find new beds, ripping up family members with critically ill patients and their frustration with unbelieving Americans not that the coronavirus threat is real.

A worker cleans and disinfects a booth at a restaurant in Washington, DC, on Monday. (Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press)

Meanwhile, New York City, once the deadliest hot spot in the United States, lifted more of its restrictions, much closer to normal. Restaurants can be used for outdoor dining, customers can browse stores and get a haircut, and children can return to playgrounds.

In Illinois, museums, gymnasiums and zoos can reopen on Fridays, with restrictions. Indoor dining can resume at 25% of capacity, and in some places, such as the Lincoln Park Zoo, will require reservations.

Worldwide, more than nine million people have been confirmed infected with the virus and about 470,000 have died, according to a count by Johns Hopkins University, although experts say the actual numbers are much higher due limitations of tests and cases in which patients had no symptoms.


What is happening with COVID-19 in Canada

As of 7 a.m. (ET) on Monday, Canada had 101,637 confirmed and presumed coronavirus cases, with the majority in Quebec and Ontario. Of these cases, 64,334 of the cases were listed as resolved or recovered. A CBC News death score based on provincial, regional health information and CBC reporting data amounted to 8,481.

Ontario registered 161 new cases on Monday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 33,637 with 2,647 deaths.

Quebec reported 69 new cases, bringing the total number of cases, there were 54,835 with 5,417 deaths. The daily is the lowest figure Quebec has seen since March 21, and the first time Quebec has had no new deaths to report since March 17 when the province recorded its first COVID-19 related to dead.

Workers wearing face shields waiting for customers in restaurants in the greater Montreal area are allowed to reopen on Mondays. (Ryan Remiorz / The Canadian Press)


What’s going on in the world

India reported a record 14,516 new cases on Monday and the deaths of more than 400 people in the past 24 hours.

Almost 14,000 people have died from the disease caused by the virus since India, the first case in January. The death toll remains low compared to countries with a similar number of cases, but fear public health experts from its hospitals will be unable to cope with an increase in the number of cases.

Despite the peak of infections expected to be weeks or even months, Prime Minister Narendra Modi relaxed most of the curbs by nearly three months of June 8 lockdown, in order to relieve economic suffering.

A healthcare worker performs a COVID-19 test on a patient in New Delhi on Monday. (Adnan Abidi / Reuters)

Brazil recorded 21,432 new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours as well as 654 deaths resulting from the disease, the health ministry said on Monday.

Brazil has registered 1.1 million cases since the start of the pandemic, while cumulative mortality reaches 51,271, according to the ministry.

Which places the South American country second in infections and deaths in the world, behind the United States

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Africa reported cases of COVID-19 have exceeded 300,000 with the spread of the disease accelerating across the continent.

The Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday the continent now has 306,567 confirmed cases, including 8,115 deaths and 146,212 recoveries. It took more than 90 days for Africa from 54 countries to reach 100,000 cases, 19 days to reach 200,000 and now 12 days to go above 300,000. The actual number of cases is estimated to be much higher since screening tests across the continent is low.

South Africa, with 97,302 cases, accounts for almost a third of the continent of the total number of cases. The country had initially hoped that it could control the disease through testing and follow-up. But, despite conducting more than 1.3 million tests, the highest number in Africa, it currently takes an average of 12 days to get results, which medical experts say is far too long to do it all. effective monitoring and quarantine.

People wearing masks queue up at a bus terminal in the middle of a demonstration by taxi operators in Soweto, South Africa, on Monday. (Siphiwe Sibeko / Reuters)

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