December 2nd Comprehensive news: According to the latest data released by the World Health Organization, as of 19:08 CET on the 1st, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide has increased by 453,170 compared with the previous day to 6284,837; death The number of cases increased by 7,837 to 1,465,144.
In addition, according to the real-time data of various countries and regions summarized by the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 research project in the United States, as of 21:26 Eastern Time on the 1st, the total number of confirmed cases worldwide has reached 6,37,0421, of which 14,789 are deaths. 23 cases.
United Nations: The epidemic has caused 235 million people around the world to need humanitarian assistance.
The United Nations released the Global Humanitarian Situation Survey 2021 on the 1st. The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Locock said on the 1st that a record 235 million people worldwide will need humanitarian assistance and protection in 2021, an increase of nearly 40% compared with this year.
Rockock said that the increase was “almost entirely caused by the coronavirus epidemic”. The United Nations must raise $35 billion next year to meet this huge humanitarian need. He said that the coronavirus epidemic has exacerbated vulnerable groups that are already suffering from conflict, mass displacement and the impact of climate change. In addition, the risk of famine in many countries is increasing.
Americas: The death toll of the coronavirus in the United States exceeds 270,000
According to the latest statistics of Johns Hopkins University, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States exceeds 13.7 million, reaching 1,370941; and the number of deaths exceeds 270,000, reaching 270,509. According to U.S. media reports, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continues to surge in the country. In November, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 exceeded 4.4 million in a single month, which is equivalent to the total number of people infected in the first five months of the outbreak in the United States. In addition, as of December 1 local time, the number of coronavirus hospitalizations in the United States reached 98,691, breaking the highest record since the outbreak of the epidemic in the country.
Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the United States. The county’s health department issued a statement on the 1st local time, saying that 7,593 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus were added that day, and the number of hospitalizations of the novel coronavirus rose to 2,316, breaking the highest number since the outbreak. The county has also issued a new version of the stay-at-home order, which includes banning outdoor dining and outdoor gatherings above individual families.
According to the Brazilian Ministry of Health on the 1st, there were 50,909 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country on that day, with a total of 6,38687 confirmed cases; 697 new deaths, with a total of 173,817 deaths. Brazil’s Ministry of Health also announced on the same day that the priority vaccination of the country’s coronavirus vaccine will be carried out in four stages. The first stage is medical workers, people over 75 years old, people over 60 years old living in nursing homes and Aboriginal people; the second stage is people between 60 and 74 years old; the third stage is people with comprehensive diseases; the fourth stage is teachers, military personnel, police, rescue workers, prison officials and prisoners.
Europe: Multinational plans to carry out vaccinations for the public next year
According to the data released by the Russian Epidemic Prevention Command on the 1st, in the past 24 hours, 26,402 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in the country, with a total of 232,2056 confirmed cases, a total of 1803,467 cured cases and 40,464 deaths. Popova, director of the Supervisory of Consumer Protection and Public Welfare of the Russian Federation, said on the 1st that the growth rate of people infected with COVID-19 in Russia has slowed down.
French President Macron said on the 1st local time that he planned to launch vaccinations for the general public from April to June next year. As of that night, the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in France was 22,30,571, an increase of 8,083 over the previous day; and the cumulative number of deaths was 53,506, an increase of 775 over the previous day.
German Health Minister Schpan said on the 1st that by mid-December this year, all vaccination centers set up in the German states will be ready, and it is expected that Germany will be able to vaccinate the first high-risk groups and medical staff against the novel coronavirus in January next year. By the summer of next year, German people will be able to vaccinate against the novel coronavirus in general clinics. Spahn stressed that the elderly and people with basic diseases should be the first to be vaccinated.
Germany has implemented an upgraded epidemic prevention measure since that day. Private gatherings are only allowed to exceed five people from two families, and the mask injunction has been extended to all public places. Germany’s disease control department said on the 1st that 13,604 new confirmed cases were confirmed in the country.
Asia: South Korea’s new cases exceed 500 in a single day
South Korea’s Central Epidemic Prevention and Control Headquarters reported on the 2nd that as of 00:00 on the same day, South Korea had 511 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 compared with the previous day, with a total of 35,163 confirmed cases. Yonhap reported that South Korea’s new cases exceeded 500 again after four days. The epidemic is spreading in daily living spaces such as family and friends gatherings, schools, cram schools, etc. There are sporadic collective infections in many parts of the country at the same time, and the virus is more likely to spread in winter, and the epidemic prevention situation is very serious. The epidemic prevention department and epidemiology experts warned that if the epidemic cannot be contained, the number of confirmed cases in a week or two may increase to 1,000 in a single day.
According to the statistics of the Japan Broadcasting Association TV station on the 1st, as of 20:20 on the same day, there were 2017 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Japan in a single day, with a total of more than 150,000 confirmed cases, reaching 151,012 cases; 41 new deaths, a new number of deaths in a single day, with a total of 2,193 deaths.
The Ministry of Health of Mongolia announced on the 1st that in the past 24 hours, there have been 10 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, with a total of 801 confirmed cases. All close contacts of local COVID-19 patients have been quarantined. According to the notice, since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was discovered in Mongolia in March this year, a total of 369 local cases have been confirmed; 358 local and imported cases have been cured; and there have been no deaths.
Africa: more than 2.17 million confirmed cases
According to the latest epidemic data released by the African Center for Disease Control and Prevention, as of 5:00 Eastern African Time on December 1st (100,000 Beijing time), the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the region exceeded 2.17 million, reaching 2,17,774, of which 51,928 died. ( End)