The most recent Coronavirus developments news around the world. This is what you need to know about the coronavirus crisis in PARIS:
This is the second Pandemic Christmas game.
As the Omicron virus spreads quickly, more Covid restrictions could be in store. This is the second pandemic Christmas, and the third since the first one in China.
Thousands of flights have been cancelled
Flightaware.com says that at least 5,700 flights have been cancelled around the world over the long Christmas weekend, and thousands more have been delayed.
Prayers from the Pope: –
During his Christmas Day blessing, Pope Francis asks God to make sure that people who need medical care, especially vaccines, get it.
– France has more than 100,000 cases a day now.
There were more than 100,000 positive Covid-19 tests in 24 hours in France. This is the third day in a row that France has set a new record for positive tests.
People in the United Kingdom get vaccines for Christmas
It’s a race to get as many people vaccinated against Covid-19 as possible while the number of people with the Omicron coronavirus variant keeps rising.
A lot of Portuguese people say that Omicron is the most important thing to them. –
There were more than 10,000 cases of Covid-19 every day in Portugal on Saturday. Omicron has become the most common strain of coronavirus in the country.
Coronavirus developments in China.
Xi’an, where millions of people are still under lockdown, has the highest number of new coronavirus cases in four months. Officials are working to stop outbreaks in several areas, including Xi’an, where many people are still under lockdown.
– K-pop stars are healthy
Since coming back from the U.S., three members of the K-pop group BTS have shown signs of Covid-19. This is the group’s first in-person show since the pandemic started.
More than 5.3 million people died
There have been at least 5,392,347 deaths caused by the coronavirus since the outbreak began in China in December 2019, according to an AFP count of official sources.
Overall, the United States has the most Covid deaths, with 816,436. Brazil has 618,396, India has 479,520, and Russia has 303,250.
Compared to its population, Peru has lost the most people to the virus because of how many people it has. Hungary and Bosnia are next.
Since the pandemic started, there have been a lot of new infections. So far this week in the U.K. and other countries like Spain, France, Canada, Finland and Australia, there have been a lot of new infections.
The World Health Organization thinks the total death toll could be two to three times higher if Covid-19 is taken into account.