December 17th – Real-time statistics on the Worldometer website show that as of about 6:30 Beijing time on December 17, a total of 7,44,5,1987 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed worldwide, 1,653,304 deaths, and new confirmed cases in a single day worldwide. 732,812 cases, exceeded 730,000 for the first time, and 14,126 new deaths. More than 730,000 new confirmed cases outside China, more than 74.36 million confirmed cases and more than 1.64 million deaths.
More than 250,000 new confirmed cases in the United States in a single day, with a total of more than 17.34 million cases.
According to Worldometer real-time statistics, as of about 6:30 Beijing time on December 17, the United States had a total of 1,7347,665 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 3114,137 deaths. Compared with the data of 6:30 the previous day, there were 252,250 new confirmed cases and 3,936 new deaths in the United States.
According to AFP, the Information Office of the U.S. State Department said in a statement on the 16th that Pompeo has been confirmed to have been exposed to people who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus and will begin to quarantine. Pompeo has been tested for COVID-19 and has tested negative. Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pompeo will be quarantined and the medical team is closely monitoring his health.
Brazil has more than 70,000 new confirmed cases in a single day, with a total of more than 7.04 million confirmed cases.
According to the data of the Brazilian Ministry of Health on the 16th local time, the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country is 7040,608, an increase of 70,574, 18335 deaths and 936 new deaths over the previous day.
According to the latest report released by the Vagas Foundation, a well-known think tank in Brazil, the country’s national GDP growth and per capita GDP level are expected to fall to the lowest level in 120 years between 2011 and 2020.
Russia has more than 26,000 new confirmed cases in a single day, with a total of more than 2.73 million confirmed cases.
According to the data released by the Russian COVID-19 Prevention and Control Headquarters on the 16th, in the past 24 hours, 26,509 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been confirmed in Russia, with a total of 27,34,454 confirmed cases, a total of 2176,100 cured cases and 48,564 deaths.
Russian Health Minister Mulashko announced at the meeting of the Presidium of the Russian Government’s Coordinating Committee for the Fight against COVID-19 that the Russian-made coronavirus vaccine “satellite-V” has been shipped to all regions of Russia, and all links of vaccine transportation and storage have been arranged. A total of 122 medical institutions have started vaccination work. 9 In addition, the Russian Minister of Health said that a total of 28,500 citizens have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
More than 25,000 new confirmed cases in the UK in a single day, with a total of more than 1.91 million confirmed cases.
According to the data released by the British Department of Health Care, as of December 16, 25,161 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom, with a total of 19,13,277 confirmed cases, 612 new deaths and 65,520 deaths.
The British government and the three local self-government governments of Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland have re-examined the epidemic prevention policy during Christmas and the New Year in the past two days. England has basically maintained the original policy, that is, three different families are allowed to hold holiday parties together for five days from 23 to 27. Wales has decided to relaunch a full stay-at-home lockdown from 28 December, allowing only two different families to meet together during the festival; Scotland has also tightened its holiday epidemic prevention measures, during which inter-family holiday gatherings can only be held one day.