Over the past day, frightening reports of the spread of the coronavirus have come from different countries, and even the Ministry of Health of the vaccinated Israel announced an anti-record of 2021.
The Israeli Ministry of Health announced yesterday the highest number of SARS-CoV-2 cases recorded this year, at 10,945 in 24 hours, bringing the total to 1,010,055. Since the end of June, the country has fought the Delta strain. a more contagious variant of the coronavirus. Over the past day, 24 patients with COVID-19 have died in Israel, and the total death toll during the pandemic has reached 6,880 people.
The number of patients with a severe form of the disease also increased to 690 – 24 new patients were admitted to intensive care units per day. In the active form, the coronavirus is now occurring in 74,817 people.
The vaccination campaign began in Israel last December. Since then, more than 5.91 million people – 63.3% of the population – have received at least the first dose of the approved COVID-19 vaccine, more than 5.45 million in the second tranche, and over 1.63 million in the third. Yesterday, the Ministry of Health announced a decrease in the minimum age for taking the third dose to 30 years. The country uses mainly Pfizer / BioNTech products.
Israel is gradually lowering the age limit for the third dose, ignoring a call from WHO for a moratorium on booster doses for the distribution of vaccines in poor countries. Naftali Bennett, Israel’s prime minister, objected to the argument that administering these doses to the country’s 9 million people would have little impact on global availability and allow the third tranche to be effective.
Italy: more than 6,000 cases per day and 60 deaths. The Italian Ministry of Health announced yesterday that the number of SARS-CoV-2 infections had risen to 6,076, up from 4,168 a day earlier, and 60 COVID-19 patients had died, up from 44 the previous day. 60 million Italy officially ranks second in Europe (after Great Britain) and 8th in the world in terms of the number of deaths from complications of coronavirus – 128 855. To date, 4.49 million cases of infection have been confirmed.
The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19, with the exception of patients in the ICU, increased yesterday to 4036 people, the day before there were 3928. 46 patients were admitted to the intensive care unit, the previous day – 45. The number of patients in intensive care units increased to 504 from 485 a day earlier.
Germany: More than 11,500 new cases and 39 deaths per day. According to the Robert Koch Institute, the country’s epidemiological observer, which was published on Wednesday, the number of confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 in Germany increased by 11,561 per day and reached 3,899,173. The death of 39 patients increased the total death toll to 92,061.
Turkey: 230 deaths and over 19,000 cases in 24 hours. The Turkish Ministry of Health yesterday announced 19,191 SARS-CoV-2 infections in the previous 24 hours, identified through 293,037 tests. The total number of cases reached 6,253,711. The death of 232 patients per day increased the number of deaths during the pandemic to 54,995 people.
During the mass vaccination in Turkey (CoronaVac, the vaccine of the Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech), 46.64 million people received the first dose, 35.67 million people – the second.
Further – dry numbers:
Cuba: more than 9,900 cases and 92 deaths in 24 hours. Indonesia: more than 4 million cases in total, 128,252 deaths, 12% of the country’s citizens are fully vaccinated. Mexico: 940 deaths and over 18,000 cases per day. Brazil: 894 deaths and almost 31,000 new cases in 24 hours.
In Greece yesterday EODY summary I was not happy either: at 15:00 on August 24, 4608 new cases of coronavirus were registered in the last day, 326 people are on intubation, 32 patients have lost the battle for life. The average age of the diseased is 39 years (from 2 months to 106 years), and the average age of the deceased is 78 years.