This Sunday, November 22, 2020, the COVID-19 virus affects 58,623,374 people around the world (+609,188) and has made a total of 1,395,093 (+10,114). The day before, the WHO had announced an absolute record of new cases of contamination in 24 hours worldwide for the day of Saturday with nearly 661,000 new contaminations.
The virus is not at the same stage everywhere. While India is still at the heart of its first wave, Europe has already started a second wave of contaminations while the United States and Japan are already facing a third wave.
In Morocco, the latest figures communicated by the Ministry of Health indicate that the country now has 320,962 confirmed cases, 266,711 recoveries, 5,256 deaths, 3,455,716 excluded cases and 48,995 active cases, including 1,024 in serious condition (93 under intubation and 396 under non-invasive ventilation). The cumulative incidence rate is 883.8 / 100,000 inhabitants, and the occupancy rate of intensive care beds dedicated to Covid-19 is 37%.
In the United States, this Sunday, November 22, the country has 12,450,614 cases and 261,790 deaths, including 1,562 in the last 24 hours. Much of California is subject to a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew until December 21, 2020, and the upsurge in cases and deaths is worrying as Thanksgiving approaches.
In China, the focus of the pandemic, the number of new cases is rising with 15 new infections by Covid-19 in 24 hours. The country counts 86,431 in total and 4,634 (+0) dead this Sunday, November 22. China has decided to block the arrival of foreign travelers from the United Kingdom and Belgium and now from France and to strengthen the conditions of access to its territory for several other countries.
In the United Kingdom, where England remains confined until December 2, there are 19,875 new cases in 24 hours for a total of 1,493,383 cases in total since the start of the epidemic, in addition to nearly 55,000 deaths.
In France, the latest report provided by health authorities concerning the COVID-19 pandemic reports at least 2,127,051 confirmed cases (+17? 881 including 15,989 cases confirmed by RT-PCR in 24 hours and 1,892 cases confirmed by test antigenic) and 48,518 deaths in total. In addition, France is preparing to welcome foreign patients.
Spain, for its part, has 1,556,730 confirmed cases, including 15,156 cases in 24 hours. The number of deaths, it stands at 42,619 dead (+ 328). Madrid has also said it is ready to launch a mass vaccination campaign.
In Denmark, there are 1,273 new cases of contamination in 24 hours, or a total of 69,635. The country has 781 deaths, including 3 in the last 24 hours. Moreover, in connection with the mutation of the coronavirus, the Danish Minister of Agriculture resigned following the “mink crisis”. Many Danish breeders marched in tractors this Saturday, November 21, 2020 to protest against the government’s decision to slaughter their mink.
In Turkey, entered this Friday, November 20 in partial confinement, there are 5,532 new cases and 135 deaths in 24 hours on Saturday, November 21, 2020. The total of contaminations is thus brought to 440,805 and that of deaths to 12,219 deaths.
In India, the trend seems to be stabilizing. The country lists, this Sunday, November 22, 9,097,507 confirmed cases (+45,295 in 24 hours) and 133,282 deaths, including 499 in 24 hours. India exceeds 9 million cases of coronavirus since the start of the pandemic. Private hospitals in the capital must now reserve 80% of resuscitation beds and 60% of conventional beds for patients affected by the coronavirus, and any non-urgent operation must be postponed.
In addition, Australia currently has 27,807 cases including 18 in the last 24 hours and 907 deaths in total including no deaths in the last 24 hours. The state of Adelaide in confinement for an initial period of 6 days since Wednesday, November 18, 2020, is deconfining earlier than expected. Indeed, a pizza maker would have lied about the origin of his contamination, misleading the local authorities who had taken the decision to confine to protect the population.
Regarding Russia, 24,581 new cases are reported this Sunday, November 22. The authorities report 2,089,329 cases detected for 36,179 deaths (+401). Moscow has announced that its Sputnik V vaccine is 92% effective.