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Director of the International Monetary Fund: The Corona pandemic has increased the suffering of poor countries

On February 24th, the Director  of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva, said that the crisis caused by the Corona pandemic has led to a decline in many economies and increased the plight of the poor due to the lack of equal supply of vaccines to countries.

In a message to the G20 meeting scheduled to be held on February 26, Georgieva called on governments to increase the distribution of vaccines and ensure control of Covid 19 by financing vaccine campaigns, reallocating surplus supplies to countries suffering from shortages and increasing production.

The number of Coronavirus infections and deaths has declined around the world, according to WHO

The World Health Organization announced that it recorded a decrease in the number of Coronavirus infections and deaths  in the world during the week from 15 to 21 February. Coronavirus infections dropped  11 percent, while the number of deaths decreased by 20 percent compared to the previous week.

The organization clarified in its weekly epidemiological bulletin issued today that the number of new infections with the Coronavirus increased during the week that ended on the 21st  of this month by two million and 457 thousand cases, while deaths increased by 66,359 cases, noting that this represents a decrease in the number of infections for the sixth consecutive week.

Inas Abdulkareem

Coronavirus kills more than two million and 484 thousand people around the world

Capitals,(ST)-The new Coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than two million and 484 thousand people around the world since its appearance in December 2019, according to the latest statistics of the American WorldoMeter site.

According to the site, the total number of Coronavirus infections around the world has so far reached 112247863, and the total death cases reached 2484,668 cases, while the total cases of recovering from the virus have reached 87764734 cases.

Coronavirus victims around the world are more than two million and 478 thousand people

The new Coronavirus has killed more than two million and 478 thousand people around the world since its appearance in December 2019.

According to the latest statistics of the American Worldometer site, the total number of Corona infections around the world has so far reached 111970296, and the total deaths reached 2478,354 cases.

The total total  cases of recovery from the virus has reached 87336130 cases.

In Germany, data from the Robert Koch Institute for Infectious Diseases showed that the number of Corona infections rose to two million 390,928 cases after 4,369 new infections were recorded.

The total number of deaths reached 67,903 cases after 62 new deaths were recorded.

The National Health Commission in China announced that 11 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded on the mainland during the past twenty-four hours, all from abroad, bringing the total number of infections on the mainland to 89,842 cases, while the number of deaths is still 4,636.

O. al-Mohammad

Egypt is seeking to obtain 100 million doses of Corona vaccines

The Egyptian Minister of Health, Hala Zayed, announced that the government is working to expand the circle of obtaining Coronavirus vaccines, explaining that the goal is to obtain 100 million doses.

Zayed explained during a press conference held today that registration will be opened for citizens to receive vaccines starting next week, noting that vaccinations have been given to medical teams who are working in the Ministry of Health, the armed forces, police and universities facing the Corona pandemic. Work continues to provide vaccines to the rest of the medical staff all over the country.

The Minister of Health indicated that the scientific committee that monitors vaccines is working closely to follow up the effectiveness, and it is a scientific committee that includes many bodies to determine vaccine priorities.

The number of Coronavirus infections in Egypt reached 17,543 cases, including 137,294 cases that were cured and 10298 deaths.

Sanaa Hasan