December 24 According to Worldometer real-time data, as December 24, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide reached 7,977,742 and the number of deaths was 1,740,245.
At least 31 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 22,1970 new cases in the United States, 39,237 in the United Kingdom and 24,712 new cases in India.
More than 220,000 new confirmed cases in the United States, a tragedy occurred in California’s coronavirus ward.
According to Worldometer real-time statistics, as December 24, a total of 1,8854,275 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 33,310 deaths in the United States. Compared with the data at 6:30 the previous day, there were 2,21970 confirmed cases and 3,277 new deaths in the United States.
A coronavirus patient killed his roommate with an oxygen tank in a recent tragedy in a hospital ward in California, USA. Local police said that the deceased was an 82-year-old man who did not know the suspect before he was admitted to the ward.
The Shane County Sheriff’s Department in California revealed that the victim was an elderly Latino man who lived in a coronavirus ward with the suspect. The suspect is Jesse Martinez, 37 years old.
Police said that the victim of the elderly was a Catholic and began to pray on the morning of the day of the crime (December 17), which angered Martinez.
The latter then picked up an oxygen tank and attacked the old man, which eventually led to the death of the 82-year-old man last week due to his serious injury.
More than 39,000 new confirmed cases in the UK, the largest increase in confirmed cases in a single day
According to the statistics of the British Department of Health and Social Security, as of December 23, local time, 39,237 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom in 24 hours, the highest number of new cases in a single day since the beginning of the COVID-19 epidemic, with a total of 2,149,551 confirmed cases; 744 new deaths, compared with April 29 The highest number of deaths in a single day, with a total of 69,051 deaths within 28 days after diagnosis.
According to an ABC report on the 23rd, Grant Shapps, the British Secretary of State for Transport, announced that all British flights to and from South Africa will be suspended from 9 a.m. local time on the 24th.
“British and Irish citizens, visa holders and permanent residents from South Africa can enter but must be quarantined for ten days; South African citizens will not be allowed to enter the UK to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus,” Shapps tweeted.
More than 14,000 new confirmed cases in France, Macron will be released from quarantine
According to the data updated on the French government website on the 23rd, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in France exceeded 2.5 million, reaching 2505,875, and 14,929 new cases were added within 24 hours.
France has a cumulative total of 6,1978 deaths from COVID-19, 276 new deaths from the previous day.
According to a report by the Russian satellite news agency and Radio France Internationale on the 24th, the French presidential palace said on the same day that President Macron no longer has symptoms of COVID-19 and will be released from quarantine and leave his residence in Versailles.
In addition, Prime Minister Castel, who has had close contact with Macron, has ended the quarantine.
More than 24,000 new confirmed cases in India, and many COVID-19 patients have rare fungal infections.
According to the latest data released by the Indian Ministry of Health on the 24th, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in India rose to 10123,778. In the past 24 hours, 24,712 new confirmed cases and 312 new deaths, with a total of 146,756 deaths in India.
The cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India is more than 10 million, when a rare fungal infection disease is spreading in the country.
According to India, dozens of COVID-19 patients in India have recently suffered from severe mucormycosis fungus, many of whom have lost their eyesight or died as a result. The mortality rate is as high as 50%.
More than 46,000 new confirmed cases in Brazil have been found, and new variants of the novel coronavirus have been found.
According to the data of the Brazilian Ministry of Health on the 23rd local time, the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country is 7365,517, an increase of 46,696, 18920 deaths and 961 new deaths over the previous day.
The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and the National Computer Science Laboratory announced on the 23rd that scientists from the two institutions have cooperated to find new variants of the novel coronavirus after studying the virus carried by people infected with the novel coronavirus in Rio.
Researchers said that it is not possible to determine whether the novel coronavirus variant found in Rio is the same as that found in the United Kingdom, and the infectivity of the new virus variant in Rio is still under assessment. Researchers stressed the need to strengthen large-scale virus detection and genetic monitoring. For the people, social distancing and the use of masks are all the more important.
More than 29,000 new confirmed cases in Russia, the coronavirus vaccine has been approved for emergency use in Argentina.
According to the latest data released on Russia’s official website for COVID-19 prevention on the 24th, 29,935 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Russia, with a total of 2963,688 confirmed cases, 635 new deaths from COVID-19 and a total of 53,096 deaths.
On the 23rd, the Argentine Ministry of Health approved the emergency application for the use of the “satellite V” coronavirus vaccine developed by Russia, and it is expected that a total of 10 million doses of the vaccine will be purchased.
In a resolution signed by Argentina’s Minister of Health, González García, said that the “satellite V” coronavirus vaccine developed by Russia is considered safe and effective, which can effectively reduce the risk of COVID-19 death, incidence and transmission in Argentina.