AFP, Released on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at 3:43 p.m.
New Activities, New Reports, and Highlights: An update on the latest developments in the Govt-19 epidemic worldwide.
– U.S. health officials halve isolation time in case of Govt-19 infection
U.S. health officials on Monday announced that they have halved the recommended isolation time for those who are positive for Covit-19, ten to five days for those who are asymptomatic, and more for contact cases.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), America’s leading health agency, said in a statement that “this change is justified by science”, with most infections occurring one to two days earlier. And two to three days after the onset of symptoms.
– On the way to China, the Delta plane returned due to new anti-Govt restrictions
The US company Delta Airlines last week decided to return a flight from Shanghai to Seattle because of the need for new health restrictions at the airport, which drew criticism from Chinese authorities.
According to Chinese media, many travelers ended up in the United States with expired Govt checks and expired visas, prompting the Chinese embassy in San Francisco to make an official complaint to Delta.
– NBA: Jason Totem has been placed on anti-Govt protocol
Boston Celtics star Jason Todd, who has been included in the list of players under the anti-Govt protocol, his team announced Monday that he will not play against the Minnesota Timberwolves scheduled for the same day.
124 NBA players are currently sidelined by the league as it seeks to tackle the epidemic renaissance. John Collins (Atlanta Hawks), Charlotte Hornets players Miles Bridges, Cody Martin, PJ Washington and Chicago Bulls point guard Lonzo Paul were already isolated Sunday.
– NBA Reduces Isolation Length for Covid-Positive Players
Positive testing NBA players can now come out of isolation after six days, at least ten days ago, if they are vaccinated and asymptomatic, according to a note sent to league teams and viewed by the U.S. on Monday. Media ESPN.
– Nearly 2,500 flights were canceled on Monday
Nearly 2,500 flights were canceled by airlines around the world on Monday, with the Omigron variant disrupting the sick or isolated flight of pilots and staff during the holidays.
– France: New restrictions
French Prime Minister Jean Costex on Monday announced a series of measures aimed at preventing the meteoric spread of the virus, especially since the deadline for paying the booster dose was reduced to three months after the previous dose.
Meetings are limited to 2,000 people inside the home and 5,000 outside. Eating in cafes and bars will be banned from January 3.
After the holidays, telecommunications are mandatory at least three days a week as much as possible.
– English football: 103 positive in the Premier League
The Premier League announced on Monday that it had found 103 positive cases for Covid-19 in twenty clubs in the English 1st division between December 20 and 26, which had never been reached since trials began in 2020.
– Nearly 5.4 million deaths worldwide
The Govt-19 epidemic has killed nearly 5.4 million people, according to a report released by AFP official sources at 11:00 GMT on Monday.
In its entirety, the United States is the worst-hit country with 816,610 deaths, followed by Brazil (618,534), India (479,997) and Russia (305,155).
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that more and more deaths are directly and indirectly linked to Govt-19, and the number of cases may be two to three times higher than officially recorded.