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Australians were told to prepare for more Covid’s death – latest updates

Covid-19 infected more than 335 million people worldwide and killed more than 5.5 million people. Here are some of the latest developments related to coronavirus:

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Australia has reported approximately 1.6 million infections and 2826 deaths. (Reuters Archive)

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

More Covids are feared to die in Australia

Authorities said Australia would die more Covid-19 in the coming weeks as record-breaking infections caused by the outbreak of Omicron overwhelmed the health system and forced Victoria to raise hospital emergencies. He said he needed to be prepared.

Chief Health Officer Paul Kelly told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation the day after Australia had its worst day and 77 people died.

In a record-breaking infection, Victoria’s State Hospital moved to a “code brown” state from noon Wednesday, usually reserved for natural disasters and mass casualty accidents.

United Nations carries out relief activities in Tonga

Officials said the United Nations is preparing to carry out relief efforts in Tonga at a distance to avoid the outbreak of Covid-19 in the Pacific island nations involved in volcanic eruptions and tsunamis. ..

All homes on one of Tonga’s small remote islands were destroyed and three people were killed, the government called in its first statement after Saturday’s devastating eruption “an unprecedented disaster.”

Information on the scale of devastation so far has been primarily from reconnaissance aircraft, as communications are severely disrupted by submarine cable disconnections.

Paraguay’s Mario Benites test is positive

The President of Paraguay tested positive for Covid-19, the state’s Ministry of Health announced.

Mario Abdo Benitez has mild symptoms and will self-quarantine according to current health protocols, the ministry said on Twitter.

In Paraguay, more than 504,000 people are infected with the disease and 16,866 have died.

Spain’s infection rate declines

Spain’s coronavirus infection rate has declined for the first time since November, according to new data from the Ministry of Health.

This suggests that the country’s unprecedented sixth wave peaked on Monday, with the possibility of infecting about 3.4 out of 100 people in two weeks.

On Tuesday, the country saw daily infections drop to just under 95,000.

Argentina is concerned about supply chain

Argentine carriers say that the tightening of inspection requirements for Covid-19 could hurt the supply chain, saying that up to 2,000 trucks are backed up at Argentina’s major border, which crosses the Chilean border. I added.

Normally, about 900 trucks a day pass through the Redeemer of Christ from Mendoza Province, Argentina to Chile.

However, the Argentine Freight Forwarding Federation said in a statement that these were backed up for two days due to the stricter health care that Chile imposed on Argentine carriers.

WHO: 18 million people infected last week

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 continues to dominate the world with 18 million cases last week, putting people in countries with low coronavirus vaccination rates at risk of serious illness and death. The head of the World Health Organization said.

He reinforces comments from other WHO officials spoken at Webinar, reiterating that the majority of coronavirus hospitalizations and deaths are unvaccinated.

The WHO chief said the next few weeks will remain important to health workers and health systems in many countries.

Source: TRT World and distributors

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