Second only to the US in both cases and death, Brazil confirmed its first case of new coronavirus on February 26. The virus is spreading across the continent-sized country, eroding support for right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and raising fears of an economic collapse after years of anemic growth.
Brazil reported 1,032,913 confirmed cases on Friday, with 1,206 deaths for the official total of 48,954 deaths, the Ministry of Health said. Also on Friday saw a new record in the daily number of cases, with 54,771, suggesting the epidemic is far from over.
Globally, cases have grown from $ 8.6 million, with more than 460,000 dead, according to the Johns Hopkins tracker university.
New Zealand reported two new cases of Covid-19 in a couple who returned to Auckland on a repatriation flight from India. Their baby, who was traveling with them, has not been tested due to their young age, and may also be infected.
The country’s chief health officer, Dr. Ashley Bloomfield, said the couple were asymptomatic, but the infection was detected during routine screening of the program launched on June 9. All newcomers to New Zealand are tested on days 3 and 12 of their 14-day mandatory quarantine, even if they have no symptoms.
Prime Minister Jacinthe Ardern declared NZ Covid-free on June 8, but this race was halted on June 16, when two British women, who were released at the start of the quarantine bond, were tested positive.
Bloomfield said New Zealand has always been hoping to get new cases at our borders as the Kiwis have returned from abroad. “We are seeing an increasing number of kiwis returning to the country around the world … there is still a global pandemic raging offshore,” he said.
The couple, who are in their 20s, arrived on Air India flight AI1306, and have been transferred to a quarantined hotel in Auckland that is used to isolate activity. Everyone in the hotel was forbidden to go out until contact tracing interviews took place, even if they tested negative, make sure the couple did not interact with anyone who. VIDEOSURVEILLANCE is also being checked for interactions.
In Australiathe Prime Minister of Victoria, Daniel Andrews, Coronavirus restrictions have returned after the state recorded 25 new cases within 24 hours, the largest increase in two months.
The number of guests people can have in their home will be reduced to five, and restaurants and pubs will have to stay at the limit of 20 people at least until July 12
Andrews said he was “disappointed” with the behavior reported by health officials, with large rallies being held in homes between family and friends, despite orders to isolate him.
“It is unacceptable that families anywhere in our state can, just because they want the most, pretend that it is. It is no more, ”he says.
South Korea presented its more than 24-hour confirmed increase in coronavirus cases in about three weeks, with an additional 67 cases from nationwide collection to 12,373, with 280 deaths. Officials said the 31st of the new cases came from outside the country and another 36 were transmitted locally.
The Director General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said: “The world is in a new and dangerous “From the pandemic phase to globally accelerate cases. “The virus continues to spread quickly, it is still fatal, and most people are still susceptible.” Thursday, Over 150,000 new cases were reported highest in a single day, with almost half of people in the Americas.
Death of Mexico exceeded 20,000 on Friday after the health ministry reported 647 new deaths and 5,030 new confirmed cases. Total number of cases is now at 170,485, with 20,394 deaths, though the government has declared that the actual number of infections is likely to be significantly higher than the confirmed cases.
In the WE, unions representing the 17,000 workers at the Disneyland resort in California, said the state governor, not convinced that the theme park will be safe enough to reopen by the company in July, the target date.
In a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday, unions said they had been in talks with Disney since mid-March when Disneyland was closed to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. The resort in Anaheim, southern California, is home to the Disneyland theme park and California Adventure Park, which the company plans to reopen on July 17.
“Unfortunately, despite intense negotiations with the company, we are not yet convinced that it is safe to reopen the parks,” said the letter from the Union Station Coalition, said.
A Disney spokesperson said on Friday that the company had put worker and guest safety “at the forefront of our planning.”
“We look forward to continuing dialogue with our unions on the extent of health and safety protocols, following the advice of public health experts,” the spokesman said.
Disney plans to reopen Florida from Walt Disney World on July 11, with many measures ranging from mandatory masks and temperature controls to suspending activities such as parades that create crowds.