The total number of coronavirus infected (proven by PCR tests) since the beginning of the pandemic approaches five million (4,990,767), according to the data of the Ministry of Health. After two days of mild climbs, the incidence in Spain has returned again and is located at 41.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, with 1,889 new contagions compared to 4,492 on Monday.
Despite the general decline in the incidence in the national average, in ten communities it has risen slightly, although most of them remain at low risk of contagion, that is, between 25 and 50 cases. Murcia (51,6) and Navarra (53,2) have left on Tuesday the low risk of contagion (between 25 and 50 cases), so they enter the medium transmission traffic light. Cantabria Low of the 50 cases and is already at low risk with 49.4 points of incidence, while Catalonia, which remains the community with the highest transmission rate (62.3 cases), has dropped accused in more than more than 6 points in the last 24 hours. Ceuta (17,8), Asturias (20.4) and Galicia (14.2) are the only territories in new normality.
Total figures: 4,990,767 cases of coronavirus confirmed with diagnostic test of active infection; There have been 87,051 dead with positive test to October 19.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced an investment of up to 120 million dollars on Wednesday to facilitate the access of poor countries to a promising drug against COVID-19 in the form of a pill.
The US Laboratory Merck has developed a medication, the MOLNUPIRAVIR, which greatly reduces the risk of hospitalization and death when it is taken in the first days of the infection.
This treatment consists of taking tablets and it is therefore easy to administer. In addition, it represents an alternative to vaccines, particularly for countries that have difficulty accessing them.
Its authorization is currently being evaluated by the US drug regulator, the FDA.
Merck plans to manufacture the doses necessary for 10 million treatments before the end of the year.
The British Government "Monitors very closely" a new coronavirus subvariant that is spreading in the United Kingdom and the reaction of the new mutation is being investigated, called "AY4.2", derives from the Delta variant, against vaccines, Informa AFP.
"We are closely following this new form and we will not hesitate to take action if necessary," a spokesman for Downing Street has affirmed. However, "there is no reason to believe that it is extending more easily," he said.
The new variant AY4.2 is almost non-existent outside the United Kingdom, apart from three cases detected in the United States and a few in Denmark, which have almost disappeared.
The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, has confirmed that the country's students will return to classes in face-to-face modality on October 25, thanks, in part, to 84% of teachers are already vaccinated against COVID-19.
However, Maduro has pointed out the need for "all staff (teacher) to be vaccinated for the protection of students", so his government is "aimed at vaccinating one hundred percent" professors, collects Europe Press from Local daily last hour. Mature advances that in 2022 reinforcement doses will be administered to the entire population.
The president has met on Tuesday with the representatives of the educational areas of Venezuela and announced the Bicentenaria Victoria Plan to accompany the beginning of the classes and in response to the effort that the educational community had to do the past course to develop its activity in Pandemic conditions.
"I speak with health leaders every day, and I literally I have not talked about any leader who does not say that his service is under an intense pressure now. We are in mid-October. Things are just going to get worse," said Matthew Taylor, Executive Director of the NHS Confederation, in declarations to BBC Radio, in which it requested measures of COVID-19 as the use of masks and work from home.
"The health service is right to the limit ... if you press much more we can not offer the level of service that people need to have."
The coronavirus may seem that it has gone to a background, but it has not been left anywhere. In the United Kingdom, where the 50,000 daily cases already border and have an incidence of 600 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, they begin to worry about that the hospital pressure, united to the traditional problems that winter becomes, can recruce some Christmas already of By itself
This week's figures, which are the highest of the last three months, have caused that there is no discarding some of the restrictions that the country has left behind, despite Boris Johnson, who says "are watching Very closely the statistics ", still remained to accept that possibility. United Kingdom already arises Retrieve Restrictions Covid for winter
The Special Commission installed in the Senate of Brazil to investigate the possible offenses committed by the Government of Jair Bolsono in the management of the pandemic will accuse the president of 11 offenses, including the default homicide. Senator Renan Calheiros, Rapporteur of the report, will present the text tomorrow Wednesday but already advanced that the accusations will be weight.
According to him, Bolsonaro, many of his ministers and other members of the government acted for the COVID-19 to propagate as quickly as possible. "With this behavior, the government, who had the legal duty to act, consented to the death of Brazilians and Brazilians," he said. More than 600,000 people lost their lives in the country, and the Senators believe that the government's denialist policy played a key role in that tragic result. The Senate of Brazil will accuse Bolsonaro de Homicide for his management of the pandemic
From Friday with Mild Uploads, the incidence of Coronavirus in Spain has returned again and is located at 41.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, according to the Ministry of Health, which accounts for 1,889 new contagions compared to 4,492 yesterday.
In this pandemic situation, there are four more communities soften their restrictions and recover maximum aprote, reports EFE.
Beijing began offering his residents of reinforcement of the Vaccine against Covid-19 in order to reinforce safety for the winter Olympic Games that will take place in February, local media reported on Wednesday.
According to the Government newspaper Beijing News, reinforcement injections will be intended for residents in the Chinese capital over 18 years old and completely vaccinated from at least six months.
One billion people (more than 78% of the population) had the complete pattern of immunization in China in mid-September, according to the National Health Commission, AFP reports.
But there are doubts about the effectiveness of the formulas designed in China versus the Delta variant of the Coronavirus.
Chinese health experts consider that the country needs a vaccination coverage of 85% of the population to achieve herd immunity, aim that authorities want to reach at the end of the year.
A study led from the microbiology service of the Prince of Asturias University Hospital (HUPA) has demonstrated the usefulness of the endothelial activation and stress index to foresee the risk of mortality by Covid-19 and classify patients according to urgency.
The study entitled The stress index and endothelial activation adjusted by COVID-19 at the time of income is a reliable 28-day mortality predictor in patients hospitalized by Covid-19 has been published in the prestigious Frontiers in Medicine magazine, Preseed in a statement the hospital center.Updated Date: 20 October 2021, 03:31