Overseas Network, October 24th. Worldometer website real-time statistics show that as of around 6:30 on October 24th, Beijing time, a total of 4,419,816 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia worldwide, a total of 1148064 deaths, and more than 10,000 confirmed cases in 109 countries .
The global epidemic continues to spread. In the Americas, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Remdesivir for the treatment of new corona patients, making it the first officially approved coronavirus treatment drug in the United States; in Europe, the epidemic in many countries has recently rebounded significantly, and the medical system Facing severe challenges; in the African region, the new rapid detection method for the new coronavirus approved by the WHO will significantly improve the detection capacity of the African region, and it also marks a change in the African continent’s rules to fight the coronavirus; in the Asian region, the Indian government relaxes visa restrictions and allows foreign countries As citizens enter the country, autumn and winter are coming, and the epidemic in South Korea faces the risk of another outbreak at any time.
Americas: The U.S. approves Remdesivir as the nation’s first coronavirus drug in Sao Paulo, Brazil, or nearly three adults may be infected
According to Worldometer’s real-time statistics, as of about 6:30 on October 24th, Beijing time, a total of 8,733,574 cases of new coronary pneumonia have been confirmed in the United States, and a total of 228,269 deaths. Compared with the data at 6:30 the previous day, there were 8,1993 new confirmed cases and 924 new deaths in the United States.
The US Food and Drug Administration approved Gilead Sciences’ antiviral drug Remdesivir on Thursday for the treatment of patients with coronavirus, making it the first officially approved treatment for coronavirus in the United States. In May of this year, the FDA approved the emergency use of the drug, allowing hospitals and doctors to use the drug on hospitalized patients without formal approval from the FDA. In addition, a report from the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota stated that the new coronavirus epidemic is causing an “unacceptable” shortage of drug supplies in the United States.
According to the latest data released by the Brazilian Ministry of Health on the evening of October 23, local time, there were 21,022 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the country in a single day, with a total of 5,353,656 confirmed cases; 571 new deaths and a total of 156,471 deaths. Currently, Brazil still ranks second in the world with confirmed cases and deaths, second only to the United States.
According to data released by the Health Department of Rio de Janeiro State in southeastern Brazil on the 22nd, the state has a total of nearly 300,000 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia, reaching 295,021, and a total of more than 20,000 deaths, which is 2,021. The cumulative number of confirmed cases in Rio de Janeiro, the capital of Rio State, ranks first among cities in the state, reaching 115,213 cases. According to research data released by the Brazilian medical testing agency Fleury on the 22nd, 26.2% of adults in Sao Paulo, Brazil may have been infected with coronavirus, which may have a population of about 2.2 million.
Europe: Epidemic rebounds significantly, the number of new cases in a single day doubled after ten days
As of about 6:30 on October 24th, Beijing time, real-time statistics from the Worldometer website show that 48 European countries and regions have reported 7,981,208 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia and 247,458 deaths. Data shows that Russia, Spain and France are still the three countries with the largest number of confirmed cases in Europe.
The epidemic in many European countries has rebounded significantly recently, and the medical system is facing severe challenges. According to the latest statistics, the number of new confirmed cases of coronavirus in a single day in Europe exceeded 200,000 for the first time on the 22nd, and the number of single-day cases in France, Italy, Croatia and other countries reached a new high.
The number of new coronavirus cases in a single day in Europe reached 100,000 for the first time on October 12, doubling after a lapse of ten days, which worries many people. Analysts said that in addition to the rebound of the epidemic, part of the reason for the rapid increase in single-day cases is that the detection capabilities of the new coronavirus in various countries have been significantly improved compared with the beginning of the outbreak, and the number of tests carried out every day has increased significantly.
Many European countries, including Greece, Italy, Czech Republic, Portugal, Spain, Ireland, and Cyprus, are strengthening epidemic control measures. Impose curfews, close non-essential commercial facilities…These European countries have taken measures to try to curb the rebound of the epidemic. However, the number of infections and deaths across the European continent is increasing.
Africa: WHO approves new method for rapid detection of new coronavirus in Africa, detection capacity may increase significantly
As of about 6:30 on October 24th, real-time statistics on the Worldometer website show that 57 countries in the African region have reported 1,706365 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia and 4,096 deaths. The top three countries with confirmed cases are South Africa, Morocco, and Egypt.
The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Morty, said on October 22, local time that the new antigen-based rapid detection method for new coronaviruses approved by the World Health Organization will significantly improve the detection capabilities in Africa and also mark the African continent’s rules for fighting the coronavirus. Change.
Many African countries have been striving to carry out a sufficient number of tests to control the coronavirus, but in the past month, only 12 countries in the region have reached the critical standard of 10 tests per 10,000 people per week. Senegal in Africa Ability is significantly improved. The new rapid test is easy to use and cheaper than the polymerase chain reaction test. It only takes 15 to 30 minutes to provide results, enabling countries to delegate the test to the grassroots level for testing.
Asia: India relaxes visa restrictions and allows foreign citizens to enter South Korea. Epidemic is at risk of recurrence at any time
According to the latest data released by the Indian Ministry of Health on the 23rd, the number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in India rose to 7,761,312. In the past 24 hours, India has newly confirmed 54,366 new cases; 690 new deaths, and a total of 117,306 deaths.
The Indian government said on the 22nd that it relaxes visa and travel restrictions imposed by the coronavirus epidemic. In addition to tourist visas, overseas Indian citizens, people of Indian descent and foreign citizens can visit India for any purpose. The permitted channels for Indian overseas citizens and foreign citizens to enter the country include authorized air or water routes, flights operated in accordance with Indian Air Transport Association regulations, or any irregular commercial flights permitted by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian government has restricted flights in and out of India since February.
According to Japan’s NHK TV station, as of 19:00 local time on the 23rd, Japan has reported 748 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia, with a total of 959.95 million confirmed cases (plus the “Diamond Princess” confirmed cases totaling 96,707) and 12 new deaths , A total of 1710 deaths.
On the afternoon of the 23rd, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government held a symposium on the coronavirus epidemic. The analysis showed that as of the 21st, the average number of infected people in the past 7 days in Japan was 172, which was basically the same as the 181 in the previous week. In view of this, the meeting decided to maintain Tokyo’s alert level at the second highest level, “it is necessary for alert infection to expand again.” At the same time, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government stated that the number of new confirmed cases is gradually increasing and calls on the public to be more vigilant. Specifically, people should adhere to basic epidemic prevention measures such as washing hands, wearing masks and avoiding gatherings.
On the 23rd, according to data released by the Korean Agency for Disease Control and Prevention, in the past 24 hours, South Korea has newly confirmed 155 new cases of new coronary pneumonia, of which 138 are local cases. This is the highest number since September 11. The total number of confirmed cases in South Korea is 25,698; the total number of deaths is 455.
Health officials said that the main reason for the increase in cases was cluster infections in many vulnerable and high-risk groups such as nursing homes, nursing facilities, and elderly care facilities. The epidemic in South Korea rebounded significantly in August this year, and the overall epidemic situation has been easing recently. However, the Korean epidemic prevention department has repeatedly stated that due to the arrival of autumn and winter, the epidemic is at risk of recurring at any time.
Confirmed cases in other countries
Among Asian countries, except India, Japan and South Korea; Singapore has confirmed 57951 cases; Israel has confirmed 308840 cases…
Among Oceanian countries, Australia has confirmed 27,484 cases; New Zealand has confirmed 1923 cases…
Among American countries, with the exception of the United States and Brazil, Peru has confirmed 879,876 cases, and Chile has confirmed 498,906 cases..