The following is the latest development of the coronavirus crisis:
-Four million dead-
The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said that the world passed the “tragic milestone” of 4 million recorded Covid-19 deaths on Wednesday, adding that the true death toll may be even higher.
The World Health Organization urges countries considering removing Covid-19 restrictions to be “extremely cautious,” saying that the spread of the virus will increase regardless of the vaccination rate.
-Indonesia steps up measures-
Indonesia expanded its nationwide virus containment measures in response to its deadliest wave of epidemics to date, as the death toll soared to more than 1,000 in 24 hours, and the government warned that the worst may not yet come.
-Japan’s emergency situation during the Olympics? ——
According to media reports, the Japanese government plans to impose a virus emergency in Tokyo during the Olympics, and this decision may affect allowing spectators to enter the venues.
-Vietnam hub lockdown-
According to state media, 9 million people in Ho Chi Minh City have been ordered to stay at home for two weeks starting early on Friday because the commercial center is working hard to contain Vietnam’s worst Covid-19 outbreak so far.
The Myanmar authorities announced home measures for 1.5 million people in parts of the commercial capital, Yangon, as the country has reported the highest number of daily coronavirus cases in months.
-Appeal to the poorest-
Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, said that the richest countries in the world must do more to help the poorest countries withstand the “destructive double blow” of the pandemic and the result The economic loss caused.
-The Minister of India resigns-
After a surge in Covid-19 cases in April and May, 12 Indian ministers, including Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, resigned.
-Springbok cancels the race-
Following the outbreak of the coronavirus in the camp, world rugby champion South Africa cancelled the test scheduled for Georgia on Friday.