October 29th Comprehensive news: As of 15:58 on the 28th Central European Time (22:58 Beijing Time), the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus worldwide increased by 404,159 compared with the previous day, reaching 43,766,712; deaths An increase of 5780 cases reached 1163459 cases.
According to statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 11:15 on the 29th, Beijing time, the number of confirmed cases worldwide has increased to 44,393,629, and the cumulative number of deaths has reached 1,173,270.
Americas: Infection cases increase in 47 states in the United States
According to statistics from Johns Hopkins University, as of 10:39 on the 29th, Beijing time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the United States exceeded 8.85 million, reaching 8,855,182.
On the 28th, Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in an interview with the US Consumer News and Business Channel (CNBC) that the United States is moving in a “wrong direction.”
The number of new confirmed cases in a single day continues to exceed 70,000, the number of new coronavirus infections in 47 states has increased, and hospitals across the country have been overcrowded.
In addition, Fauci once again emphasized the importance of complying with pandemic prevention regulations, especially wearing masks, and urged the United States to stop “politicizing” the issue of wearing masks. He said that wearing or not wearing a mask has actually become a political declaration, and the United States cannot continue to do this.
On the same day, the American Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) quoted a US federal government official as saying that the deputy commander of the US Space Force David Thompson tested positive for the Coronavirus. Currently, he has self-quarantined and will work remotely from home.
In Latin America, on the 28th, Peruvian President Vizcarra announced that the state of emergency, which had been in force for more than 7 months, would be extended by 30 days to November 30.
As of the 28th, there were 28,629 newly confirmed cases in Brazil in a single day, with a total of 5,468,270 confirmed cases. According to an investigation released by the Brazilian Federal Medical Commission on the same day, during the pandemic, a total of 375 doctors in Brazil died of new Coronavirus.
Europe: pandemic in many countries rebound sharply
French President Macron announced on the 28th that to curb the spread of the pandemic, France will once again “close the city” across the country from the 30th. Macron announced in a televised speech that day that the nationwide “closed city” will continue until at least December 1.
According to data published on the French government website that day, the country has newly confirmed 36,437 new cases in the past 24 hours, and a total of 1,235,132 confirmed cases.
On the same day, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that from November 2 to the end of November, a number of measures including the closure of most public facilities, dining and entertainment venues and restrictions on personal travel will be implemented throughout Germany.
Although primary and secondary schools and kindergartens will continue to be opened, the remaining measures have reached the level of the implementation of the “closure” during the first wave of the pandemic at the beginning of the year. German media called it a “de facto closure”.
According to data released by the German disease control agency, the number of newly diagnosed people on the 28th was 14,964, the highest since the outbreak in the country, and the cumulative number of confirmed cases has reached 470,566.
On the 28th, according to the latest statistics released by the Italian Ministry of Health, the total number of confirmed cases in Italy reached 589,766, and 24,991 new cases were added within 24 hours, the highest number of new cases in a single day since the outbreak.
According to news from the Russian pandemic Prevention Command on the 28th, there were 16,202 newly confirmed cases in Russia in the past day, and a total of 1,563,976 confirmed cases.
In order to curb the spread of the pandemic, Russian people must wear masks in public places and crowded places from that day. In addition, Günzburg, director of Russia’s “Gamalea” National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, said on the same day that the first batch of new coronavirus vaccine “Satellite-V” vaccinators had no adverse reactions so far.
pandemic data released by the Slovenian government on the 28th showed that there were 2,605 newly confirmed cases in the country in the past 24 hours, which is the first time that the number of cases has exceeded 2,000 since the outbreak.
Asia: The number of deaths in Turkey exceeds 10,000
On the 28th, 731 new cases were confirmed nationwide, and the cumulative number of confirmed cases increased to 98,995. On the same day, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare held an expert meeting that the current “slight increase” in the number of cases is still continuing.
According to the latest data released by the Indian Ministry of Health on the 29th, the number of confirmed cases in India rose to 8,040,203. In the past 24 hours, there were 49,881 new confirmed cases in the country; 517 new deaths and a total of 120,527 deaths.
According to pandemic statistics released on the official website of the Turkish Ministry of Health on the 28th, there were 2305 new confirmed cases in the country that day, with a total of 368,513 confirmed cases; 77 new deaths and a total of 10027 deaths.
Turkish Health Minister Koca said on the same day that the current government does not consider implementing travel bans or “foot bans.” He also revealed that the domestically produced Coronavirus vaccine may start clinical trials in the near future.
According to Iran’s Tasnim News Agency, Iran’s Speaker of Parliament Khalibaf was diagnosed with the Coronavirus on the 28th. Kalibaf said on social platforms that he himself tested positive and is currently under quarantine.
Africa: South African president begins self-isolation
According to the latest data released by the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of 11 o’clock on the 29th, Beijing time, nearly 1.74 million confirmed cases were reported in the region, reaching 1739614; the total number of deaths reached 41977.
The Office of the President of South Africa issued a statement on the 28th that President Ramaphosa has begun self-isolation due to contact with a confirmed patient and has not shown any symptoms of the Coronavirus.
Due to contact with suspected cases of the Coronavirus, Algerian President Teben announced on the 24th a five-day self-isolation. The Presidential Palace of Algeria issued a statement on the 28th that Teben went to Germany for medical examination on the same day. But the presidential palace did not say whether Teben was infected with the Coronavirus.