The summer wave of infections caused by the variant Delta worries everyone Europe, where more and more countries attend to the increase of cases and debate on the obligatory nature of the vaccine for some categories (health in the first place) and on the possibility of introducing a health pass to access public places, as has already been done by France. To worry most of all, due to the amount of infections recorded, is the UK that, overwhelmed for weeks by the variant Delta also during the competitions of Europeans, recorded 42,302 new cases of Covid and 49 other deaths. This is the highest number of new infections since last January 15, when 55,761 cases were recorded. They had been there yesterday 36,660 new infections and 50 deaths.
Me too’Austria, however, it has seen a surge and the cases are tripled within a week. There are in fact 332 those ascertained between Friday e Saturday, while in the same period of the previous week they were hardly identified 107. Over the past seven days, an average of 160 new cases have been recorded per day, almost double the same week in July 2020 (84). The same also applies to the active cases which are currently 2,474 and on 14 July 2020 they were just 1,239. The UK, overwhelmed for weeks by the variant Delta also during the competitions of Europeans, recorded 42,302 new cases of Covid and 49 other deaths. This is the highest number of new infections since last January 15, when 55,761 cases were recorded. They had been there yesterday 36,660 new infections and 50 deaths.
In Germanyon the other hand, the number of cases per 100 thousand inhabitants recorded over seven days has continued to rise for more than a week. The Robert Koch Institute reports that today the rate has gone to 7.1, against 6.5 yesterday. The new infections reported for the last 24 hours were 1548, a week ago there were 985. The deaths were 28, compared to 48 a week ago. Since the beginning of the pandemic there have been 3,738,683 cases of contagion, 91,287 deaths, 3,636,800 healings.
Even the situation in Russia continues, as in recent weeks, to awaken concern: in the last 24 hours a new record of deaths. 786 have been registered, never so many since the beginning of the health emergency, as the agency points out Tass. Today’s bulletin also speaks of 23,827 new cases of Covid-19, which bring the total to 5,857,002 infections with 145,278 victims and 5,257,483 people declared cured after contracting the infection. The active cases are 454,241. In Moscow, 3,966 new cases and 109 victims were confirmed. Yesterday there Russia had reported a total of 24,702 infections and 780 deaths.
The curve pandemic continues to rise even in Spain which he notified yesterday 43,960 new positives and 13 new deaths from the pandemic, which exceeded 4 million cases in the country. The incidence has risen by 68 points to 436 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, the highest figure since February 12. In young people between 20 and 29 years old, the incidence rises by 218 points to 1,421 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants in two weeks. In total, 4,015,084 people have been infected and 81,033 have died in Spain from the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic.
It also criticizes the situation in Netherlands, where the government has decided to close after the surge in infections in recent days. Also almost a thousand people they tested positive after participating in the Clipped Festival which was held on 3 and 4 July a Utrecht. At least 448 people were infected on the first day and 516 on the second. Overall, about 20 thousand spectators participated in the festival. The organizers said they were shocked for the gigantic outbreak and they defended themselves by claiming that they followed all the measures sanitation provided. To participate in the festival it was mandatory to present proof of being vaccinated or a negative test and, according to observers, the entrances were carefully checked. In addition, time slots had been established to avoid gatherings.