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Merkel asks the Germans to comply with the lockdown; The United States is seeing a drop in vaccine demand

Posted on 04/24/2021 12:58 / Updated 04/24/2021 12:58

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in a statement, requested that residents adhere to the new measures of social isolation that took effect on Saturday, such as curfews between 22:00 and 05:00, reducing gatherings and closing unnecessary businesses in infected areas.

Merkel said the new rules are strict, but she insisted that they are necessary to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic in the country. She cited the example of countries such as the United Kingdom, Portugal and Ireland, which have seen infection rates drop dramatically after periods of severe lockdown.

“No country has succeeded in exiting the third wave of the epidemic without more stringent restrictions,” he said in the video. On Friday, German health authorities reported 23,392 new cases and 286 deaths from the disease. Since the start of the epidemic, nearly 3.3 million people have been infected in Germany and 81,444 killed.

After reaching the goal of 200 million doses, it was applied in the first 100 days of Joe Biden’s presidency, the United States government United State He begins to see the first signs of a decreased demand on the immune system. Research by the Kaiser Family Foundation shows that vaccination in the country may reach a stable stage, with the end of vaccination for those who want to be vaccinated.

With the CDC’s permission to resume vaccination with a single dose of vaccination manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the city’s vaccination schedule is no longer accurate and which citizen over 16 can go To a designated location and take the vaccination device.

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Less than a hundred days before the Olympics began, it was Japan On Saturday, the country reported 5,500 new cases of the disease, the highest number in three months, as several cities, including the capital Tokyo, began containment measures. The Conservatives called on the country’s central government to tighten measures against the epidemic and provide economic aid to the hardest hit sectors, such as tourism and agriculture.

a Pakistan This Saturday marked its deadliest day since the start of the epidemic, with 157 deaths, bringing the total to 16,999. There are 790,016 cases. Prime Minister Imran Khan said he would take the army to the streets to implement social isolation measures.

In the most recent survey by Johns Hopkins University in the United States, the world accumulated 145,759,060 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Total deaths 3,089,162, with Brazil ranked second on the planet with the largest number of deaths, 386,416.