COVID-19 | November 21 Second Wave Update: COVID-19 Cases, Measures and Restrictions
Coronavirus in Spain | Breaking news.
The global coronavirus pandemic exceeds 1.3 million deaths worldwide, according to the Johns Hopkins University baseline count. The number of infected amounts to more than 53.7 million.
The Ministry of Health reported this Friday that COVID-19 has already left 42,619 dead and that there are 1,556,730 cases diagnosed in Spain since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Today begins the virtual summit of the G20 organized under the presidency of Saudi Arabia, in which the leaders of the main world economies will address the global economic recovery after the pandemic and international cooperation, as well as a new tax system that takes into account the particularities of the digital economy.
According to a study published in the journal ‘The Lancet Microbe’, people with coronavirus are more likely to be highly infectious from the onset of symptoms and the following five days. Although the genetic material of SARS-CoV-2 can still be detected in respiratory or stool samples for several weeks, a systematic examination and meta-analysis have not found any live virus, which can cause infection, in any type of sample collected beyond nine days from the onset of symptoms.
The Community of Madrid becomes the region of the Peninsula with the lowest incidence of coronavirus per 100,000 inhabitants. The accumulated incidence at 14 days is 297. Those admitted to the plant amount to 1,812, 69 less than the previous day. Of the hospitalizations, 373 are in Intensive Care Units. Only with better data are the Balearic and Canary Islands.
The Health Minister has asked Spaniards for caution despite the fact that the epidemiological indicators of the coronavirus are better than a few weeks ago. “The situation continues to be very worrying. We are improving, but we are bad,” he said at the presentation of the conclusions of the Health Sciences commission of the Barcelona Economic Circle.
The outgoing president of the United States, who has not yet accepted his defeat to Joe Biden, has defended an alleged conspiracy, denouncing that preliminary data on the vaccine from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer was not published until after the elections to harm him. ” He put me here to do a job and Pfizer and others were going ahead with vaccines. You wouldn’t have a vaccine for another four years if it weren’t for me, because the FDA would never have been able to do what it has done if I hadn’t. forced to do it. They decided to delay them because of what I’m doing, they waited, they waited and they waited and they thought they were going to come out in a few days after the election. It probably would have had some impact. Who knows? “he said.
The eldest son of the still president of the United States has tested positive for coronavirus. He was diagnosed earlier in the week and is isolated at home with no symptoms. Yesterday, Rudy Giuliani’s son, Andrew Giuliani, Donald Trump’s adviser, also announced on Twitter that he has tested positive and “experiences mild symptoms.”
The European Union has already signed contracts with the pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca, Sanofi, Janssen and BioNTech / Pfizer for 1 billion expandable doses and the signing with CureVac is imminent. Negotiations with Moderna for another 400 million additional vaccines are also well advanced. Spain will account for 10% of the doses contracted by the EU