December 21st According to Worldometer real-time data, December 21, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide reached 7,7,624,749 and the number of deaths was 1,701,595.
At least 30 countries, including the United States, Brazil, India, Russia and other countries, all have more than 1,000 new confirmed cases in a single day, including 19,069 new cases in the United States, 24,337 new cases in India and 25,445 new cases in Brazil.
More than 190,000 new confirmed cases in the United States Congress reached an agreement on the relief bill
According to Worldometer real-time statistics, as of December 21, a total of 1822,8002 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 324,621 deaths in the United States. Compared with the data at 6:30 the previous day, 19,069 new confirmed cases and 1,973 new deaths in the United States.
According to the Associated Press, on the 20th local time, the U.S. Congress reached an agreement on a nearly $1 trillion coronavirus relief stimulus bill, which involves economic relief from American businesses and individuals and covers the funding sources of COVID-19 vaccines to other countries.
It is understood that the bill includes a cash payment of $600 for the majority of Americans, a supplementary unemployment insurance payment of $300 a week, a new round of subsidies for hard-hit American enterprises, and driving funds for schools, health insurance practitioners and rent-bearing tenants.
More than 35,000 new confirmed cases in the UK, at least 28 countries are locked down in the UK
The British Department of Health and Social Health announced on the 20th that in the past 24 hours, 35,928 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom have been diagnosed. So far this year, a total of 2,040,147 patients have been confirmed, 326 new deaths have been reported, and a total of 67,401 patients have died within 28 days of being diagnosed positive.
According to Sky News on the 21st, British Prime Minister Johnson is holding an emergency meeting to deal with the shortage of imported food caused by the blockade of many countries against the United Kingdom. At present, at least 28 countries have adopted different degrees of blockade measures against Britain.
Johnson reportedly discussed the shortage of some imported food at a high-level meeting, and the government feared that if the port was closed for more than two days, some food would run out in a few weeks. In addition, the shutdown of freight between Britain and France will not only affect the food supply, but may even affect the supply of coronavirus vaccine.
More than 12,000 new confirmed cases in France. The Minister of Health said that the new strain may be spreading in France.
According to the data published on the website of the French government, as of 14:00 local time on the 20th, France has accumulated 2,473,354 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 12,799 new cases in 24 hours, 60,549 deaths, and 131 cases in 24 hours.
In an interview, French Health Minister Weylan said that the new strain of COVID-19, which spreads faster, is entirely likely to have spread in France. He learned from British experts that the symptoms and number of severe patients with the new strain are the same as before, and the specific differences need to be further studied.
More than 24,000 new confirmed cases in India may not peak the epidemic in the future.
According to the latest data released by the Indian Ministry of Health on the 21st, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in India rose to 1005,560. In the past 24 hours, India has 24,337 new confirmed cases; 333 new deaths, with a total of 120,527 deaths.
The Epidemic Research Committee of the Ministry of Science and Technology of India said recently that according to the model developed by the committee, India will not have an epidemic peak in the future. With more cured cases per day than new confirmed cases, the number of existing cases in India is expected to decline steadily to a lower level.
Brazil has more than 25,000 new confirmed cases. The president said he did not plan to vaccinate Pfizer.
According to the data of the Brazilian Ministry of Health on the 20th local time, the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country is 7238,600, an increase of 25,445, 18664 deaths and 408 new deaths compared with the previous day.
According to Business Insider on the 20th, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said recently that the side effects of the coronavirus vaccine are unpredictable, and Pfizer is not responsible for the side effects of the vaccine in the contract, and he also revealed that he does not intend to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.