European countries are preparing to spend another Easter under strict epidemiological measures.
In France, this is one of the countries most severely affected by the pandemic. Prime Minister Jean Castex (Jean Castex) will submit to Parliament today a series of new announcements announced by President Emmanuel Macron. Measures. These include closing schools for several weeks and restricting movement across the country.
Macron announced that he will extend the shutdown measures to the entire country from Saturday for at least one month. Paris, parts of northern and southeastern France have been closed.
Macron said in a televised address to the United States: “If we don’t take action now, we will lose control.”
Before the French pandemic, 95,337 people were killed and the intensive care unit was taken to the worst-hit areas. Health Minister Olivier Veran said that with the implementation of the measures announced by Macron, the country may reach the third wave of peaks within 7 to 10 days.
In the face of the third wave, other parts of Europe are also taking measures to prevent the spread of the virus, especially travel.
In the next 8 to 14 days, Germany strengthened border controls, especially border controls with France, Denmark and Poland.
The Robert Koch Institute announced late last night that the British variant was used in nearly 90% of cases in Germany. The proportion of this variant is increasing because it is more contagious than other variants and may cause more serious diseases. However, the institute emphasized that the vaccine provided by Germany can provide protection against the British variant and the vaccines in Brazil and South Africa.
Italy has decided to extend these restrictions until April 30. In Austria, Vienna and surrounding areas are in confinement during Easter.
Ukrainian Health Minister Maxim Stepanov announced this morning that Ukraine has recorded the death toll in the past 24 hours, of which 421 have died. He said that 17,569 new infections have been reported and a record 5160 people have been hospitalized.
Although the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine is still restricted, Germany still intends to vaccinate adults before the end of the summer, and the vaccine is no longer suitable for people under 60.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) confirmed yesterday that after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine, people who have no age or gender group and a history of the disease are particularly prone to blood clots.
EMA said: “The causal relationship with the vaccine has not been confirmed, but it is possible, and further analysis is ongoing.” Previously, there were reports that Germany, Canada, France and Spain have restricted AstraZeneca’s vaccine Vaccination work, there have been reports that blood clots will appear after vaccination. On the same day, Pfizer/BioNTech announced that their vaccine is 100% effective for young people aged 12 to 15.
To date, despite the very uneven distribution, more than 580 million doses of vaccine have been consumed worldwide.
According to the World Health Organization, in the past 24 hours, more than 509,000 people in the world have been sickened. More than 8,800 people died. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, a total of 128,895,644 people have been infected so far. 2,816,081 deaths.