India reported a new 1,033 daily increase COVID-19 Infectious diseases and 43 deaths on Thursday pushed the country’s cases to 4,30,31,958 and deaths to 5,21,530. Meanwhile, on Wednesday, a Mumbai citizenship said it was the first new incident in the country. XE variant Just for the Center to announce a few hours later that the sample of Covid-19 does not match the genomic image of the variant.
Meanwhile, two U.S. cabinet officials tested positive for the virus, England It has risen to a record height.
America: President Joe Biden has ordered the U.S. Department of Health to develop a national action plan to tackle the looming long Covid health crisis, a complex and multisymptomatic condition in which many patients are unable to work. .. Analysis shows that Long Covid, which occurs months after a Covid-19 infection, affects nearly 7% of all adults in the United States and 2.3% of the total population, with estimated wage, savings, and health care losses of 386 billion. It goes up to the dollar. By the SolveLongCovid Initiative, a non-profit research and advocacy organization.
Meanwhile, Attorney General Merrick Garland tested positive for Covid-19 and will be quarantined at home for five days, the Justice Department said. Garland is the second cabinet bureaucrat to announce a positive test result on Wednesday. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo was also positive for the virus using a home antigen test.
United Kingdom: coronavirus According to a new study, infectious diseases in the UK reached a record high of 1/16 or 6.37% last month with Covid-19 positivity. This is more than twice the one-thirty-five reported in February.
The experts behind the long-term real-time community infection assessment (REACT-1) analysis in the UK by Imperial College London found that infections doubled every 30 days, with an estimated reproduction number, or infection growth rate of 1.07. 1 cutoff mark.Very few recombinations Omicron Mutants (XE and XL), a hybrid of the original BA.1 omicron strain and the BA.2 mutation, were also detected during surveillance.
Germany: German legislators are discussing Thursday whether to require all people over the age of 60 to be vaccinated with Covid-19. This is a compromise that the government wants to win a majority in parliament. Prime Minister Olaf Scholz and his health minister initially sought to apply the vaccine obligations to all German adults, but some government lawmakers and most of the opposition opposed the idea. According to official figures, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Germany has dropped from a peak of about 300,000 per day in recent weeks to just over 200,000 in the last 24 hours. According to the German Department of Disease Control, there were 328 Covid-related deaths.
France: The current Covid-19 wave hitting France has now peaked, which means that the country’s hospital system is not at risk, Health Minister Olivier Véran said in an interview. rice field RTL Thursday radio. “We are still at a high level, with 150,000 new cases per day, but that trend has diminished since the 5th,” Veran said.
China: Mainland China reported 1,323 newly confirmed Covid-19 cases on April 6, compared to 1,415 cases a day ago by national health authorities. According to the National Health Commission, 1,284 of the new cases were infected locally, compared to 1,383 the day before. The number of new asymptomatic cases counted individually by China was 21,784 compared to 19,199 the day before. There were no new deaths, and the death toll remained at 4,638. As of April 6, there were 160,116 confirmed cases in mainland China.
Get a glimpse of today’s major developments:
➡️ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will make a decision on the selection of coronavirus strains for the composition of future Covid-19 boosters by June, as its advisory panel met on Wednesday to discuss the issue. He said he was aiming for. The data presented in the panel showed that the vaccine lost much of their effectiveness in preventing infection from the Omicron variant of the virus, but was excellent in preventing severe illness.
➡️ Coronavirus is stalking the Hall of Power again as Washington emerges from Covid’s cocoon, tourists return to the U.S. Capitol, and officials attend a white tie party that has been scotched for the past two years. .. At least half a dozen high-ranking officials, including members of the Joe Biden Cabinet and lawmakers, have recently tested positive for Covid-19, despite a declining number of cases across the country.
➡️ Shanghai said it is doing its best to improve the distribution of food and necessities to trapped residents in response to growing dissatisfaction with Covid’s curbs and other difficulties by day 11. Most of China’s financial hubs have been granted only medical workers, volunteers, delivery personnel, or people with special permits on the street, after imposing strict mobility restrictions to stop the Covid-19 epidemic. I was silent. According to authorities, this has reduced the number of courier companies that have to maintain supply to the city’s 26 million inhabitants to just 11,000.
➡️ China’s top European business group warns that its “zero corona” strategy is undermining Shanghai’s appeal as a financial hub, and analysts warn of the increasing economic sacrifice of the country’s coronavirus suppression. did.
➡️ According to a study published in the BMJ, people infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, are at increased risk of developing severe blood clots for up to 6 months after infection, even if they are mild. increase. Researchers have increased the risk of deep vein thrombosis (thrombus in the legs) by up to 3 months after Covid-19 infection, pulmonary embolism (thrombus in the lungs) by up to 6 months, and bleeding events by up to 2 months. I found that. Several months.
➡️ Chinese stocks closed on Thursday. The worst coronavirus outbreaks in the country since the first wave of 2020 have clouded economic growth prospects. The CSI 300 Index for high-end stocks fell 1.3% to 4,209.10 points, and the Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.4% to 3,236.70. The Hang Seng Index fell 1.2% to 21,808.98 and the Chinese Enterprise Index fell 1.5% to 7,495.54 points.
(With input from Reuters and Associated Press)