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Daily mortality in Ukraine exceeds 800 cases; mandatory booster shots for French pensioners: Latest news on Covid-19

Author : 112.ua News Agency

Source : 112 Ukraine

In Ukraine, an aggressive mutation of the Delta coronavirus has become dominant among new Covid cases
19:23, 10 November 2021

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The rate of spread of the strain has increased significantly - one such infected person can infect 5-8 people on average. This is arguably the most contagious option. Research shows it is 40-60% more infectious than Britain's Alpha. In addition, the strain may be more likely to infect people who are only partially vaccinated and increase the risk of hospitalization.

Strain "Delta" (B.1.617.2) was first discovered in India in December 2020. Now it has become one of the most dangerous strains of coronavirus circulating around the world.

We have collected for you the latest news on the fight against coronavirus in Ukraine and other countries of the world. The data is constantly updated.

The number of new cases is on the rise again

During the day, 23,283 people were infected with the coronavirus in Ukraine. Also, over the past day, 5696 people were hospitalized, deaths - 816, recovered - 16,277 people. Thus, the death rate for the second day in a row exceeds 800 cases.

France will make "boosters" for 65+ people mandatory

French President Emmanuel Macron said that from December 15, sanitary passports of persons aged 65 and over will no longer be valid if they have not been revaccinated.

It is currently the only age group that can receive an additional shot in France, but Macron also announced that people between the ages of 50 and 64 will also be able to receive it "in early December."

Related: Kyiv can deploy another 6,000 hospital beds for coronavirus patients,- Mayor Klitschko

Czech Republic records most new Covid-19 cases since March

The Czech Republic has the highest number of Covid-19 cases since March 2021: 14,539 new positive tests. Prague International announced that the Czech government will meet today to discuss the possible tightening of restrictions across the country.

Only two "yellow" regions in Ukraine

Ukraine’s 17 regions are in the "red" zone, and two regions are in the "yellow" zone (Kirovohrad and Ternopil regions). Zakarpattia region has moved from the "yellow" to the "orange" zone.

There are 17 regions in the "red" zone:

Kyiv,

Kherson region,

Odesa region,

Zaporizhya region,

Donetsk region,

Dnipropetrovsk region,

Sumy region,

Mykolaiv area,

Rivne region,

Zhytomyr region,

Ivano-Frankivsk region,

Ktiv region,

Lugansk region,

Khmelnytsky region,

Chernihiv region,

Lviv region,

Volyn region.

The Ministry of Health will ask the State Commission for TEB and Emergency Situations to transfer the Cherkasy region. to the "red" quarantine zone, said today head of the ministry Viktor Lyashko.

Over 8 million Ukrainians have received two doses

More than 8 million Ukrainians have already received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. During the day on November 8, 240,440 people in Ukraine were vaccinated against Covid-19. 140,439 people received one dose, 100,001 people were fully immunized.

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The Ministry of Health has expanded the list of professions subject to mandatory vaccination against coronavirus. Employees will be added to teachers and officials:

  • enterprises, institutions, and organizations related to the sphere of management of the central executive authorities;
  • institutions and institutions providing social services, institutions for the social protection of children, rehabilitation institutions;
  • enterprises, institutions, and organizations included in the List of State Property Objects of Strategic Importance for the Economy and Security.

The order comes into force on December 9, 2021. If workers do not vaccinate, they will be dismissed without pay.

Related: Ukraine has 10.3 million doses of coronavirus vaccines at its disposal, - Healthcare Minister

EU excludes Ukraine from green list

On November 9, the European Union will transfer Ukraine from the "green list" of safe countries to the "red list" due to the increase in the incidence of coronavirus. The exclusion from the "green" list will lead to restrictions for Ukrainians on tourist trips to the EU.

Related: WHO tests 16 more new coronavirus vaccines

Singapore will force unvaccinated patients to pay hospital bills

The Singapore government will oblige unvaccinated Covid-19 patients to pay their own hospital bills from December 8. Medical bills for all Singaporeans are currently paid by the government.

Denmark imposes restrictions

Denmark has offered to resume the use of a digital "Covid pass" when visiting bars and restaurants as the country enters the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Related: When the vaccine is not panacea: How many vaccinated Ukrainians have coronavirus?

Decreased increase in cases over the weekend

In Ukraine, on November 7, 13,068 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease Covid-19 were recorded. Hospitalized - 3532 people, deaths - 473, recovered - 8200 people.

Volyn region became "red"

Since November 8, the Volyn region has moved into the "red" zone. Due to restrictions, the work of markets, shopping and entertainment centers, catering establishments and shops will be prohibited if the staff there is not 100% vaccinated against coronavirus.

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