Paris: The latest developments in the Corona virus crisis are:
– EU meets 70% vaccine target for adults
EU meets its goal of providing coronavirus vaccine to 70% of adult population
The 27 EU member states are responsible for administering the vaccine – and some are working much faster than others – but Van der Leyne insisted: “The EU has kept its word.”
– Virus deaths in Russia raise another epidemic
Russia reported 752 corona virus deaths on Saturday, a national record for 24-hour epidemic deaths as the country battles a third wave.
Russia has now identified seven new epidemics for the deaths in Covid 19 in the past 12 days as it battles a highly contagious Delta variant and a growing epidemic driven by a slow vaccination campaign.
Record cases for the third day in a row in South Korea
Seoul reported 1,378 new corona virus cases on Saturday, a record high for the third day in a row as South Korea prepares for its highest level of prevention in the metropolitan area next week.
The country has previously been touted as a model for dealing with the epidemic, with large-scale social isolation and other laws, but was slow to launch vaccines due to a shortage of supplies.
– Opera superstar Netrebko reopens live performances in Athens –
Russian operatic superstar Anna Netrebko appears rare at an All-Star concert in Athens on Saturday that will signal the reopening of live performances at the Greek National Opera until authorities sound the alarm for a recurrence of the corona virus infection. Are
– Can catch cannabis after catching Sedox virus –
After a positive test for Covid 19, French actress Le Cedoux could miss the Cannes Film Festival – where she appears in four films.
Rumors have been circulating in Cannes for days that a big star has caught the virus. But Thierry Freemax, the festival’s director, insisted that “there is no Keynes cluster.”
– Fans banned at more Olympic venues
Japan’s northern Fukushima and Hokkaido regions have banned spectators from competing in the Olympics in their areas, leading to unprecedented measures to hold the games behind closed doors, mostly due to epidemics.
Announcements by their regional governors overturned Thursday evening’s decision by Olympic organizers to reserve as much of the Tokyo area as possible for live competition.
– No gathering for the Euro final
London police have warned England fans not to gather in large numbers in the British capital for Sunday’s Euro 2020 final at Wembley, with nationwide virus restrictions still in place.
– Four million dead
The epidemic has killed at least 4,013,756 people since the virus first appeared in December 2019, according to official AFP figures.
The United States is the most affected country with 606,476 deaths, followed by Brazil at 530,179, India at 405,939, Mexico at 234,458 and Peru at 193,909.
The World Health Organization says three times as many people have died directly or indirectly from infectious diseases, according to official figures.