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COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES | Britain to send 1,000 more ventilators to India

May 2, 2021 – 19:29

The death toll from Covid-19 in Turkey 340, which was set in

. Turkey recorded 340 coronavirus-related deaths and 25,980 new cases in the past 24 hours, data from the Ministry of Health showed on Sunday, the third day of a nationwide lockdown, including curfews, closed schools and many closed shops.

Turkey ranks fourth in the world every day Cases based on an average of seven days fell from the second last month, according to a Reuters tally.

After the measures were eased in early March, the government of President Tayyip Erdogan reversed course to keep infections rising to record highs.

Turkey posted a record 394 virus deaths on Friday, although new cases have declined since April 21.

Reuters

May 2, 2021 – 6:35 pm

Great Britain sends 1,000 more ventilators to India

Britain sends 1,000 more ventilators to India India, the government said on Sunday, stepped up its support as the Indian health system struggles to cope with a huge surge in Covid-19 cases.

India has reported more than 300,000 daily cases for more than 10 days in a row, overwhelming hospitals, morgues and crematoriums.

The UK government had previously agreed to ship 600 medical devices, including ventilators and oxygen concentrators / span>

Other nations, including the U.S., Germany and Pakistan also support, as India’s daily infections hit 392,488 and the total death toll was over 215,000.

May 2, 2021 – 6:12 pm

France r 113 more Covid-19 deaths, 5,581 in the intensive care unit

The number of Covid-19 patients in intensive care units in France rose by 4 to 5,581 on Sunday and stopped five consecutive days of decline. Health Department data showed.

The ministry reported 113 new coronavirus deaths in hospitals on Sunday, compared with 195 on Saturday.

Reuters

May 2, 2021 – 5:59 pm

Saudi Arabia will open from May 17

Saudi Arabia will lift its suspension for citizens traveling overseas and opening land, sea and air borders on Monday 17th May, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

Saudi Arabia citizens who received two vaccinations or one shot at least two weeks prior to travel, those who have recovered from the coronavirus in the past six months, and those who those under the age of 18 are allowed to travel, the ministry said.

Saudi citizens have great Since March 2020, when the kingdom first banned all travel inside and outside the country, when Covid-19 spread worldwide, travel was banned.

Reuters

May 2, 2021 – 3:47 pm

First batch of Pfizer vaccines , which is expected in SA on Sunday at midnight

The first batch of Pfizer vaccines – 325,260 doses – is expected to arrive in SA shortly before midnight on Sunday under tight security, said Health Minister Zweli Mkhize in a statement.

On arrival, he said, the entire batch is first transported to a central warehouse while the samples are sent to the National Control Laboratory for quality assurance. Once released, it will be distributed to the various provinces.

May 2, 2021 – 3:18 pm

The German hospital director sees the first signs of a relaxation of Covid

Stable new Covid- 19 infection numbers in Germany raise hope that the intensive care units will not be overloaded, the head of the German Hospital Association (DKG) told the mass newspaper Bild.

“The majority of hospitals in Germany are feeling the first slight relaxation,” DKG President Gerald Gass was quoted as saying. “We’re seeing roughly two weeks of relatively constant numbers in terms of new infections, which gives us confidence that we don’t have to worry about an exponential increase in the number of patients in intensive care.”

Bild said that 5,019 coronavirus patients are currently being treated in intensive care units across Germany, after a high of 5,106 on April 26 amid the country’s third wave of pandemics.

Gass said the pressure on hospitals and employees was still very high.

Reuters

May 2, 2021 – 3:14 pm

Wuhan Music Festival: Thousands watch Live acts in the city where Covid-19 showed up.

Thousands of people attended the first day of the Wuhan Strawberry Music Festival on Saturday.

Under warm conditions on the first day of a five-day May holiday, night owls in the central Chinese city danced, hopped and screamed in the joy of their favorite acts.

The festival returned back in Wuhan after having only had to be online last year due to Covid-19 restrictions.

People in Wuhan, where Covid-19 first appeared, experienced it during the world’s first coronavirus -induced lockdowns more than two months of severe restrictions. Since then, according to official information, the city has been almost completely virus-free.

May 2, 2021 – 14:06

The education department is still normal Five-day schooling for all primary school students

The Department of Basic Education is considering the possibility of giving all elementary school students the opportunity to return to school all day.

In a statement, Ministry of Education spokesman Elijah Mhlanga said: “The department is currently investigating the possibility of bringing all learners back to primary school due to the learning losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The proposal is currently being examined in the national joint operations and intelligence structure.

“The Council of Education Ministers will also consider the matter this week. An announcement on the outcome of the discussions will be made in due course, “he added.

May 2, 2021 – 12:25

India’s daily Covid-19 cases apply Shortly before the record, another state imposed a lockdown.

India’s new coronavirus cases fell marginally on Sunday, but deaths from the infection rose by a record 3,689, with another state banned as the nation’s creaking health system isn’t in able to cope with a massive case load.

Authorities reported 392,488 new cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 19.56 million. So far, the virus has killed 215,542 people.

Indian hospitals, morgues and crematoriums have been overwhelmed as the country has reported more than 300,000 cases a day for more than 10 days in a row. Many families are left to their own devices to search for medication and oxygen.

May 2, 2021 – 11:00

Russia reports 8,697 new Covid-19 cases , 342 deaths

Russia reported 8,697 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, including 2,699 in Moscow

The state coronavirus task force said there were 342 people died of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, bringing the death toll in Russia to 110,862.

The federal government The statistics authority carried out a separate count and reported a toll of more than 225,000 from April 2020 to February.

According to Reuters calculations based on data from the state statistics agency released on Friday, Russia recorded more than 400,000 deaths from April 2020 to March 2021.

Reuters

May 2, 2021 – 07:14 AM

Australian Perth is at risk a second snapshot exposed h Three new Covid-19 infections

According to a quarantine security officer in Perth on Sunday, Australia’s fourth largest city has the prospect of a second lockdown within two weeks and two of his roommates tested positive for Covid-19.

The Prime Minister of Western Australia (WA), Mark McGowan, said late Saturday that he had not yet decided whether to visit the state capital last week after reporting from a A three-day lockdown emerged. A Covid-19 infection will be locked on Sunday.

“Our existing restrictions, the use of masks, and the ability of our contact tracers and testing give us the ability to adhere to a ban decision,” McGowan said late Saturday to reporters.

“But it is possible that this will change tomorrow or the day after tomorrow.

Reuters