India recorded a new leap in the number of people infected with the Coronavirus, as it discovered 29.4 thousand cases during the past 24 hours, which brings the total to 181 thousand and 936 cases.
India ranks third in the list of countries most affected by the outbreak of the Coronavirus (in terms of number of infections), after the United States and Brazil.
To date, the number of deaths due to the outbreak in India has reached 24,309.
The Ministry of Health of India said that about 320,000 injured people are receiving treatment in hospitals, and that the cases, which recovered from Covid-19 disease, amounted to 592,000.
India imposed public isolation measures again on Bengaluru, the country's center of modern technology, for a week from Tuesday, after high incidence of Coronavirus, which was hampering government efforts to revive the economy.
The authorities will again shut down places of worship, public transportation, government offices and most shops in the evening, and residents will be obligated to live in their homes and will only be allowed out to obtain the necessary needs.
Today, Wednesday, Russian health authorities announced 156 new deaths and 6,422 new cases of Corona virus in the last 24 hours, compared to 175 deaths and 6,248 cases the previous day.
In its daily report, the operating room for fighting the spread of the Corona virus in Russia confirmed that the new infections are distributed among all 85 regions of the country, noting that symptoms of infection did not appear in 26.6% of new patients.
This brings the total number of HIV infections detected in Russia so far to 746,369, including 11,770 deaths and 211,150 active cases (representing a decrease of 41,158 active cases since yesterday).
The Moscow capital tops the list of Russian regions with the lowest increase in the number of epidemic injuries (0.3% during the past 24 hours), as since yesterday there were 29 deaths and 628 new injuries, bringing the total toll in the city to 231270 injuries, including 4234 deaths.
10424 patients recovered from the "Covid-19" disease caused by the coronavirus in Russia during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovering in the country to 523,249 people.
To date, 23.7 million diagnostic examinations have been performed in Russia.
Russia ranks fourth in the world, after the United States, Brazil and India, in terms of the number of cases of "Covid-19".
US media reported that an Alaska Airlines plane had to return to its take-off airport, after one of the passengers on board became aggressive and threatened to kill all other passengers.
According to the "businessinsider" Alaska Airlines flight (422) departed from Seattle-Tacoma Airport after 11 pm local time, heading to Chicago, according to data from FlightRadar24's tracking website.
About 20 minutes after takeoff, a passenger on board made suspicious moves and became "very aggressive, physically aggressive," an airline spokesman told Business Insider.
But the flight crew and many passengers, including a police officer, managed to control the reckless passenger, whose identity has not been revealed.
The plane was forced to return to Seattle-Tacoma Airport, and upon landing, the police arrested the man, and he was taken to the King County Security Center, where he was interrogated, without further details.
Source: Business Insider
He urged the Vice-President of the Russian Security Council, former Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, not to "suspend all sins" of the World Health Organization, considering it an important element in the fight against the Corona virus.
"This platform is necessary to fight the epidemic caused by the coronavirus," Medvedov said. "As for the extent of its work, management, and procedures, this can be discussed later."
Medvedev, who is also the head of the ruling "United Russia" party, stressed during an international round table with the participation of the leaders of the parliamentary parties on the subject of "security cooperation during the COVID-19 epidemic", that the situation with the Corona virus epidemic requires effective cooperation between countries, on The level of governments, health authorities, scientific institutions, private services and international organizations. "
He said: "I am thinking here, first and foremost, of the World Health Organization, and unfortunately, it also suffered during the epidemic, because a separate political campaign unfolds around it, and it is in my opinion a mistake, as we must all fight this epidemic together, and the success of this organization However, it is impossible to suspend all sins with her neck and dismantle her work, as we say in our country. "
Medvedev concluded, "Otherwise, the international community will not have a platform to cooperate in this field."
The United States withdrew in this important United Nations organization, and cut funding to it, against the backdrop of President Donald Trump accusing the organization of complicity with China and covering it up to reveal information about the start of the coronary virus outbreak last December.
The Ukrainian authorities did not exclude the continuation of the quarantine in the capital Kiev because of the outbreak of the Corona virus, a year and a half, if the infection rates continue at the same current rate.
The head of the Governmental Authority for Consumer Protection, Oleg Ruban, said on Tuesday: "At the present time, the rate of injuries has maintained a high frequency, and there is no room now to talk about easing quarantine procedures, and to what extent these measures can be extended after July 31, depends on the rate of injuries ".
With these indicators, Ruban noted, Kiev will likely remain in adaptive quarantine for a year and a half.
On March 12, the Ukrainian authorities imposed quarantine measures in the country aimed at tackling the virus, which was later extended until July 31.
According to the latest figures and statistics, Ukraine recorded 54.7 thousand cases of coronavirus, 1.4 thousand people died, and 27.1 thousand recovered.
Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Russian president, said that the pen used by Vladimir Putin is not an information guide, but rather for writing with it, and nothing more, commenting on the growing interest in this pen.
Peskov commented on the journalists' questions about whether the Kremlin pays attention to the fact that the pen that appeared in Putin's hands during recent meetings has become an occasion not only for jokes, but also for serious analyzes, and whether this deserves the attention of the Russians?
Piskov explained: "The answer is simple, do not bother with a specific news feed, and do not bother yourself with other ideas. The president uses the pen for writing and doing nothing more."
The British government announced today, Tuesday, that it will not use any communications equipment owned by the Chinese company "Huawei" to build 5G networks in the country by the year 2027.
The British National Security Council, headed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, decided to ban the acquisition of the Chinese company's equipment from the end of this year, and also ordered the withdrawal of all Huawei equipment by 2027.
And Britain had imposed last January restrictions on the use of "Huawei" equipment in 5G networks so as not to exceed 35%, in addition to keeping it away from the sensitive elements of communication networks.
According to "Telegraph", the conservative legislators put pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to accelerate the abandonment and disposal of "Huawei" equipment by 2023.
It is noteworthy that some Western countries, especially the United States, imposed restrictions on the use of "Huawei" equipment and technologies in 5G networks, calling the company a threat to its national security.
Washington has urged its European allies to dispose of "Huawei" equipment, accusing this telecommunications technology company of leaking sensitive information to the Chinese authorities, while "Huawei" rejected the accusations.