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The number of Covid-19 infections in Tokyo fell from 270 the day before to 144 on Sunday, with the number of cases remaining constant over the past month.
Melbourne has eased its curfew and other restrictions prematurely with Australia The aim is to create a “travel bubble”
These include antibodies that prevent the coronavirus from spreading throughout the body According to Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, promising strategies for averting serious illnesses from Covid-19 are before vaccines arrive.
Thousands of maskless protesters gathered in London, Clash with police as they demonstrated against the government’s expanded anti-coronavirus restrictions. Like in Europe The second wave continued, with Germany recording the highest daily number of new cases since April.
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Tokyo Falls Remain Near Recent Levels (2:01 p.m. HK)
The metropolitan government said 144 of 4,807 people tested came back positive. The total number of infected people was 24,257, of which 29 were in serious condition, the local government health department said in a statement.
Melbourne lifts curfew as infections slow down (12:55 p.m. HK)
While some curbs are being eased earlier than expected, fines will be increased for people who continue to violate existing social restrictions, said Daniel Andrews, Prime Minister of southern Victoria.
The changes in Melbourne were due to the fact that New South Wales, the most populous state in the country, has not reported any new cases in the past 24 hours, the best day since June 10.
Australia targets travel corridor with New Zealand by year end (10:57 a.m. HK)
New South Wales, the most populous state, has reported no new infections in the past 24 hours, the first time since June 10 that there have been no new cases. New Zealand reported two new virus cases on Sunday.
“Ultimately, whether New Zealand opens up to Australia will be a New Zealand thing, ”said Australian Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham in an interview with Nine Network.
Early Covid Treatments Could Be “Bridge” To Vaccine, Says Fauci (7:28 a.m. HK)
Antibody-based drugs, other blood products from recovered patients, and antivirals are being studied as early treatments, Fauci said. The goal is to prevent patients who are given the Remdesivir from Gilead Sciences Inc. and the anti-inflammatory drug dexamethasone from developing severe lung damage.
“We are now very much focused on treating early infections and / or preventing infections,” Fauci said Friday in an interview with the Journal of the American Medical Association. “And that’s the bridge to the vaccine.”
Johnson Trails In Opinion Poll As Anger Britons Virus Policy (5:50 p.m. NY)
Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party follows the main opposition Labor Party for the first time in months in an opinion poll. Half of respondents say they disapprove of how the government has dealt with the coronavirus crisis.
According to an opinium poll for the Observer, a left-wing newspaper, Keir Starmer’s Labor rose 3 points to 42%, while Johnson’s party fell the same amount to 39%. At the end of March, shortly after the government stalled the economy and four months after winning an election in a landslide, the Conservatives had 54% support.
While the poll takes place years before general elections are held, the poll is a reminder that Johnson’s government has been bogged down in a series of missteps. Thousands of protesters, some with posters like “This is tyranny,” took to the streets in central London on Saturday angry at the government’s expansion of coronavirus restrictions.
Hawaii Care Home Operator Ousted After Veterans Deaths (5:35 p.m. NY)
A government health organization in Hawaii will take over a nursing home for veterans with 26 residents According to reports died of Covid-19.
Hawaiis Health Systems Corp will operate the Yukio Okutsu Veterans State Home in Hilo, Big Island, succeeding Avalon Health Care in Salt Lake City, Utah, Associated Press and local media reported.
Home veteran deaths make up a large portion of the state’s total coronavirus deaths. Hawaii had over 12,000 cases. A federal team from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency found that adequate precautions had not been taken to prevent the virus from spreading, Hawaii News Now reported this week.
Most of the 89 residents who lived at home prior to the outbreak contracted the virus, along with dozens of employees.
Cases in California Exceed Average (2:05 p.m. New York)
California added 4,197 new cases, bringing the total to 798,237. Another 134 deaths have been reported, with the death toll standing at 15,532. The one-day increase in cases and deaths exceeds the 14-day average.
The state said Friday that after several weeks of improvement, there are initial signs of rising virus cases and emergency room visits. It is predicted that hospital admissions could increase 89% in a month. There are 2,717 ICU beds available in California – about 900 more than two months ago.
Italy swears no national lockdown (12:45 p.m. NY)
The Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said there would be no new national lockdown because the country is “in a completely different situation” than at the beginning of the year. He said the government had strengthened the health system, adding that there may be more stringent measures in certain clusters or areas, “but in a limited, circumscribed way.”
France cases fall off record again (1:10 p.m. NY)
France reported a drop in the number of new cases to 14,412 on the second day after breaking a record of 16,096 on Thursday. The seven-day average rose to 12,179. Another 39 deaths were reported, totaling 31,700.
Most Dutch deaths rise since June (11:35 a.m. in New York)
The deaths caused by Covid 19 rose by 38 on Friday in the Netherlands, the highest jump since May 15, the national press agency ANP reported on Saturday.
The rate of infection has also increased recently, with the capital Amsterdam being one of the largest contributors. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday the new increase was “worrying” and additional regional measures are likely to be needed in the cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague. Football stadiums risk another ban of fans if visitors do not comply with the rules, said Tamara van Ark, Minister of Sports and Medical Care, on Saturday.
Denmark plans widespread random tests (11:30 a.m. in New York)
Denmark plans to randomly test up to 1 million residents – almost a fifth of the population – for Covid 19 antibodies in an effort to control the spread of the virus.
The Statens Serum Institute, the agency that tracks infectious diseases, will be in touch with Danes over the age of 15 to answer questions about symptoms and risk factors, and to send tests to those who respond. The agency claims it has 500,000 tests available. If demand exceeds this, more tests will be given based on availability.
New York Cases Pass 1,000 for the first time since June (10:34 a.m. NY)
New York State reported more than For the first time since early June, 1,000 new cases. Governor Andrew Cuomo reported 1,005 cases as the New York outbreaks battled Brooklyn and Queens.
However, the 0.2% increase was the average daily increase over the past seven days. Another four deaths have been reported.
New York, which was hit at the start of the pandemic, reported more than 10,000 cases a day during its peak and nearly 800 deaths a day in mid-April. More than 25,000 residents have died from the virus. Cuomo expects higher cases during the reopening process and urges residents to wear masks and stay socially distant. Tests have also increased significantly since June.
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