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Australia fully reopens borders closed by Covid pandemic – latest update

Covid-19 infected more than 424 million people worldwide and killed more than 5.9 million. Here are some of the latest developments related to coronavirus:

Passengers arrive at Sydney International Airport after Australia has fully reopened its borders. (AP)

Monday, February 21, 2022

Australia reopens borders completely

Australia has completely reopened its borders with coronavirus-vaccinated travelers after being involved in a pandemic for nearly two years as tourists returned and hundreds of people reunited with family and friends.

More than 50 international flights arrive in the country throughout the day, with 27 flights landing in the largest city, Sydney, as the tourism and hospitality sector seeks to rebuild after being hit by Covid-19 restrictions. To do.

Outbreaks of Omicron coronavirus variants in Australia appear to have peaked as the borders are fully reopened, with hospitalizations steadily declining over the past three weeks.

Since the advent of Omicron in late November, the majority of approximately 2.7 million confirmed cases in Australia’s pandemics have been detected. The total number of deaths was 4,913.

Mexico reports an additional 163 Covid deaths

The Mexican Ministry of Health reported 163 new confirmed deaths from Covid-19, according to published data, the official death toll since the pandemic began at 315,688.

Brazil has registered more than 400 Covid deaths

According to data released by the Brazilian Ministry of Health, Brazil has enrolled 406 Covid-19 deaths and 40,625 additional cases.

South American countries are currently enrolling a total of 644,286 coronavirus deaths and 28,208,212 confirmed cases.

In Brazil, cases of Covid-19 have skyrocketed in recent weeks due to Omicron variants, but due to the relatively high vaccination rates, the case fatality rate of the current wave is much higher than the previous wave. It’s getting low.

British Prime Minister to abolish Covid’s restrictions

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out plans to lift coronavirus restrictions as part of a “live with Covid” strategy aimed at achieving an escape from the pandemic faster than any other major economy.

The day after Queen Elizabeth was tested positive for the virus as Hong Kong built a quarantine unit and Europe maintained social distance and vaccine rules, Johnson abolished pandemic requirements that affect personal freedom. Will be announced.

Under a plan that has been in place for several weeks, the UK will allow people who know they are infected with Covid-19 to freely use stores and public transport to go to work. It will be the first major European country.

Source: TRT World and distributors

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