The autonomous communities notified the Ministry of Health yesterday 9,773 new cases of Covid-19, 2,305 of them diagnosed in the last 24 hours. This is a slightly higher figure than the 9,331 on the same day the previous week.
The global number of infections in Spain It already rises to 1,712,101 since the start of the pandemic, according to official statistics. The accumulated incidence in the last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants stands at 193, compared to 215 this Monday and 251 last Wednesday, with a total of 90,884 positives in the past two weeks.
Brazil confirms 836 new deaths and walks to 180,000 deaths from Covid
Brazil registered for the second consecutive day more than 800 daily deaths from the new coronavirus and is now moving towards 180,000 deaths, at a time when the pandemic is accelerating in the country, the Government reported yesterday. In the last 24 hours, the South American giant registered 836 new deaths, so the total number of deaths now stands at 178,995, according to the most recent data released by the Ministry of Health. This is the second consecutive day that the number of daily deaths is above the 800 barrier in the country, after the 842 deaths recorded the day before, the highest figure since mid-November.
Canada becomes third country to approve Pfizer vaccine
Canada will receive a first shipment of 30,000 doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine on Monday, after the country became the third in the world on Wednesday, after the United Kingdom and Bahrain, to approve the serum after confirming its safety. The Minister of Public Services of Canada, Anita Anand, explained that Pfizer will send on Friday a first batch of 30,000 doses of the vaccine from its production plant in Puurs (Belgium) and that the Canadian authorities expect them to arrive in Canada on Monday, 14 from December. Those 30,000 doses, which will allow vaccinating about 15,000 people, since two doses are necessary to achieve immunization, will be distributed proportionally to the country’s provinces, which are responsible for administering the drug to the population.
France confirms another 14,500 cases of coronavirus and about 300 deaths in the last day
The health authorities of France reported yesterday that 14,595 new cases of coronavirus and 296 deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic have been found in the last day. The number of new infections is still well above 5,000, the number set by the Government to withdraw the confinement measure throughout France. The cases registered yesterday are higher than those of Tuesday, when 13,713 infections were added. The latest balance of the Ministry of Health indicates that 8,505 people have been hospitalized during the last seven days, 1,111 of them in intensive care units.
The United Kingdom suffers a rebound in its daily infections but reduces those killed by Covid
The United Kingdom confirmed yesterday 16,578 new infections of Covid-19, compared to the 12,000 registered during the previous day, while it has managed to reduce the number of deaths from the disease, 533 compared to more than 600. With these figures, the global balance of the United Kingdom stands at 1,766,819 infected people and 62,566 fatalities due to the disease, according to data provided by the British Ministry of Health.