Czech Republic tops the list of countries with the highest Corona cases in the world

Prague, (St) -The most widespread website Seizenam in the Czech Republic reported that, with the beginning of the New Year, Czech topped the list of countries with the highest Coronavirus infections around the world.

The site indicated that the average rate of infections in Czech Republic during the past seven days was 932 infections per million people, while the number in Lithuania reached 842 and in San Marino it reached 829 injuries per million people.

The site added that, there is also on the list of the increasing coronavirus infections countries like, Britain, with an average rate of 773, Liechtenchenen 764, Panama 741, Slovenia 707, Cyprus 704 and Andorra 686.

The Czech Ministry of Health announced that since last November, more than 1.5 million tests have been conducted to detect corona.

Raghda Sawas

Aoun agrees to impose a total closure in Lebanon to counter the spread of Corona

Beirut,(ST)-Lebanese President Michel Aoun today signed the exceptional approval for a total closure in Lebanon starting from the day after  tomorrow, Thursday, until Monday morning, the first of next February, in the context of confronting the spread of the new Coronavirus in the country.

Aoun's approval came based on the proposal of the Prime Minister and the ministerial committee charged with following up the Corona epidemic.

Corona virus claims lives of more than one million and 850 thousand people around the world

The novel Coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than one million and 850 thousand people around the world since its eruption in December 2019, according to the latest statistics of the American World Meters site.

More data is available in the following link:

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/?utm_campaign=homeAdvegas1 

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Lebanon’s parliamentary health committee calls for lockdown

Lebanon’s Parliamentary Health Committee has recommended a three week lockdown to curb the unprecedented surge in COVID-19 cases and reduce pressure on the health sector.

This lockdown recommendation comes amid expectations that the number of infections  will continue to rise during the next week due to the chaos that  Lebanon has witnessed during the holiday period,” according to member of the Parliamentary Health Committee Bilal Abdullah.

An official decision on a lockdown is expected to be taken Monday.

In an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper, Abdullah said that the high number of infections is the result of intensive contact that occurred during the Christmas period, while the results of the New Year's evening are expected to appear after a week or 10 days.

Since the onset of the pandemic earlier last year, Lebanon has reported more than 184,000 confirmed Coronavirus cases and 1,479 deaths.

Coronavirus Death Toll hits 1,783,597

The whole world has been facing the unprecedented coronavirus health crisis almost a year now. Over 81,746,833 coronavirus cases have been reported and over  1,783,597  people have died of Covid-19 worldwide.

Discover the toll in countries and the evolution around the world as of Tuesday December 29, 2020. Very wealthy Britons are trying to be vaccinated in priority. Japan is facing a third wave. British tourists placed in quarantine in a Swiss ski resort escaped overnight. Poland enters partial lockdown this December 28, 2020. Spain will record people refusing to get vaccinated. 30,000 lives could be saved in Italy thanks to vaccine. Russia is the 3rd country with the highest coronavirus death toll.