Romanian Go to the polls on Sunday to elect mayors and local councilors, but a Covid-19 rise threatens to kill the first election test after years of political turmoil.
Nearly 19 million people in the Eastern European country have 43,000 seats across the country to complete the unilateral election, which is seen as a test ahead of the national elections in December.
While Kovid-19 infections have been on the rise since the lifting of the strict lockout earlier this year, AFP News Service reports that President Klaus Iohannis has assured voters that there is “no danger” in voting “And is no more dangerous than going shopping.”
Masks will be mandatory and disinfectants will be provided at every polling station. More than 121,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported in Romania so far and about 4,700 deaths have been reported.
England’s Covid-19 app continues to shine
An issue with Of England The Covid-19 smartphone app was launched to curb the spread of the virus, which means it can’t fix around a third of test results, the government insisted today.
However, there are different concerns now Flagged by users Those on Twitter are concerned that they are receiving notifications from the app that someone is possibly infected with the virus, but then they receive no further instructions to self-isolate.
The app’s official account said on Saturday that it could not add the test results taken in Public Health England’s laboratories as part of a survey conducted by the National Health Service or the Office for National Statistics.
“Anyone who gets a positive test result can log their result on the app,” a health ministry spokesman said on Sunday.
E.g. Canada Faced with a second wave of Covid-19, officials in the hardest-hit province of That b bank Explaining how it is taking a different form.
The virus is spreading to areas outside the former center of Montreal, Globe and Mail reports And it is spreading mainly in low-income communities, not in long-term care homes. Like other countries, the spread is more common among young people, not the elderly.
The newspaper further said that the new dynamic is leaving some parts of the state afresh. For example, it reports that East Que Que Bank has the highest rate of infection in a province in the “sleep” bi-des-chaliers health sector.
UK: Repeated ‘mini lacquer down’ could help control covid spread, says scientific adviser
one of the British Scientific Adviser to the Government Has said Repeated “mini lockdowns” can be effective as a tool to control Covid-19 cases.
Professor John Edmunds, a member of the government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SEZ), suggested that amid growing evidence, the virus was spreading among the elderly and the frail.
They Told Inspector:
A circuit breaker, or mini-lockdown can be used to reset the clock. The idea would be to bring back the incident that happened a few weeks ago. You replace the two-week fatal increase with a two-week decline in cases.
This can have a big impact on the total number of cases, especially if it is applied shortly after the epidemic has spread.
The team reporting to the Observer Read long Meanwhile, on how Britain finds itself in a situation where the infection is once again beginning to grow dramatically, other nations have succeeded in stabilizing or suppressing the spread of the virus.
But he noted that scientists are still debating the causes, which appear to have prevented mass deaths despite the spread of the infection in some countries.
A relatively young population may be less vulnerable to hotspots of a rapidly aging Western disease. The immune system can be strengthened in people living in congested conditions, strengthened by fighting many previous infections. But if it is difficult to predict how the Kovid epidemic will develop, it is easy to see what affects the disease.
Some of the countries that have succeeded in eradicating coronavirus effectively China Liberal democracies such as Taiwan And New Zealand.
Position in Morocco The winter weather will worsen during the winter, according to the director of epidemiology at the Ministry of Health, who said the Covid-19 is expected to reach the capacity of many hospitals and test sites.
The situation will also affect the ability of health screening officers to investigate cases and ensure contact follow-up and monitoring of patients treated at home, Mohamed Lobi added during a webinar.
According to the Associated Press, Morocco’s testing program is rapidly gaining ground. Air and sea borders have been closed for months and eight cities have prevented people from entering or leaving, the news agency said, adding that authorities were pulling out stops to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Marrakesh, a major tourist destination, is on a standstill, while police investigations are part of the scene in the country’s economic powerhouse, the hard-hit Casablanca.
In the northern city of Tangier, military vehicles were deployed last month to enforce measures. The movement between the city and others was stopped because it was in Casablanca, except for the unprecedented rights.
The British A minister says the government wants university students to be able to return home for Christmas, as the focus is on the plight of thousands of students who are already alone during the Kovid-19 outbreak. .
“I really want students to be able to go home for Christmas,” Culture Minister Oliver Dowden told Sky News.
The opposition Labor Party has called for the university to be extended while an “effective, efficient testing system” has been implemented.
The number of daily coronavirus deaths in the UK will rise from 34 to 100 a day in three to four weeks, say experts from the government’s scientific advisory group for emergencies. (Sage) warned on Saturday.
Meanwhile there are Eve Livingston and Donna Ferguson Filed this piece On the tragedy of ‘Lockdown Fresher’ in Scotland.
“Physically I feel tired and dry, I have a sore throat and I don’t feel good,” said 19-year-old Theo Lockett, who left. Glasgow Two weeks ago from the English city of York.
“It simply came to our notice then. You can’t meet new people, you can’t go to campus, you can’t go home. Looks like you’ve come to start a new life and you’ve been home for two weeks. ”
France: Third among new groups in schools and universities
In France, Where the leader of the doctors has warned that the latest wave of epidemics could “dominate” the country tired of health workers. Le Monde reports That one-third of the new groups are in schools and universities.
The latest figures from health authorities show that 32% of the 899 groups under investigation are concerned about schools and universities.
Meanwhile, Patrick Booth, head of the Order Council of Doctors Told the weekly Sunday JournalThe second wave is coming faster than we think. ”
Recent protests to curb the spread of the disease in the worst-affected areas of the country, including the Mediterranean cities of Marseille and the Paris region, have sparked local protests.
Booth told the paper that warnings were issued this week by Health Minister Olivier Warne.
Indonesia Official figures from the Covid-19 Task Force show that 3,874 new coronavirus infections were reported on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases to 275,213.
The Southeast Asian nation also saw 78 new deaths, bringing the total to 10,386.
A total of 3,611 people were infected with the virus on Sunday, bringing the total number of recoveries to 203,014.
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparation Innovations (SEPI), which is funded by a number of countries and philanthropic donors, has given an update on its progress in developing the Covid-19 vaccine.
Of Russia The country’s coronavirus task force said the daily number of new coronavirus cases reached its highest level since Sunday, June 20, bringing the total to 1,151,438.
In Moscow alone, 2,016 new cases were reported, more than 2,000 for the first time since June 2, with 99 deaths, bringing Russia’s official coronavirus death toll to 20,324.