The world’s corona-infected figure crossed 3.68 crores on Friday, while the death toll exceeded 10.67 lakh. 2.76 crore people have been affected by the epidemic. There are now 80.39 lakh active cases in the world, with more than 68 thousand in serious condition.
1800 University Students And Staff Infected In England
In England, more than 1800 students and staff have come under the grip of coronavirus last week. As per information, 1003 students and 12 staff of Newcastle University have been confirmed to have the infection. Earlier, 94 people had received the virus. Similarly, 619 students at North Korea University and 219 students in a week at Durham University have been affected by the infection. In view of the growing issue of communication among students and staff, the university administration is now preparing to insist on online studies for at least three weeks.
The university administration believes that the infection among the youth can worsen the situation, so caution is very important.
China Covid-19 Vaccine Alliance Joins COVAX
Meanwhile, China has joined the Covid-19 vaccine alliance. According to the report, china’s Foreign Ministry said, “We are taking concrete steps to ensure equitable distribution of vaccines to developing countries and hope that more competent countries will join the Covax.”
However, the terms of the agreement are not yet clear and it is also not known how China will contribute to it. Let’s say the US had refused to join the alliance.
Japan: Border To Open To 12 Countries
Japan has decided to open its border to 12 countries, including China, from next month. These countries include Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia, Taiwan, and other countries besides China. At present, the Japanese government has banned the entry of citizens of 159 countries.
Spain: Consider Imposing Emergency In Madrid
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez convened a cabinet meeting on Friday to consider declaring a state of emergency for Madrid and its surrounding region. The meeting was held following a government order by a Madrid court to impose partial lockdown in the Spanish capital and its suburbs.
5,804 New Cases In Ukraine
In Ukraine, 5,804 cases were registered in the last 24 hours. 5,397 cases were registered on Thursday. The total number of infections in Ukraine has gone up to 2, 50538. The death toll has gone up to 4,779.