The picture of the pandemic in Malaysia is improving, where now 50% of adults have been fully vaccinated
The Malaysian Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that 323 patients with COVID-19 had died in the past 24 hours, with the death toll from the new coronavirus pandemic reaching 19,486 dead at this stage in the Asian country, while 19,307 cases were diagnosed. SARS-CoV-2, with the total number of reported infections rising to 1,919,774 in the state with a population of almost 33 million.
The so-called active cases decreased to 242,802. 967 patients with COVID-19, 464 intubated, are being treated in intensive care units (ICUs) of Malaysian hospitals.
The immunization campaign in the Asian country yesterday exceeded the milestone of 50% of the population: more than 16.4 million people, ie 50.5% of the Malays, have been fully vaccinated, the committee said. A plan is also being drawn up to start vaccinating students under the age of 18 in view of the reopening of schools with physical presence.
Brazil: 753 deaths and almost 31,000 cases in 24 hours
The Brazilian Ministry of Health announced yesterday Thursday that in the previous 24 hours 753 patients with COVID-19 succumbed and 30,891 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were diagnosed.
With 585,174 deaths out of a total of 20,958,899 reported infections as of this stage after the outbreak of the new coronavirus in its territory, Latin America, the largest country with a population of 212 million, ranks 2nd in the macabre world rankings. of the disease, behind the US, while it ranks 3rd in the world in terms of the number of viral infections, after the US and India, according to official data.
Mexico: 730 deaths and almost 15,000 cases in 24 hours
The Mexican Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that 730 patients had been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 24 hours and 14,828 cases of SARS-CoV-2 had been diagnosed.
With 266,150 deaths since it broke out in its territory until yesterday, the country of 126 million inhabitants records the 4th heaviest report of the pandemic of the new coronavirus worldwide in absolute terms. The recorded cases have reached 3,479,999, according to the ministry, but it has acknowledged that they are very underestimated in relation to reality.
Iran: 505 deaths and almost 27,000 cases in 24 hours
Iran’s Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that 26,821 cases of SARS-CoV-2 had been diagnosed in the past 24 hours and 505 patients had been diagnosed with COVID-19.
The pandemic of the new coronavirus in the Islamic Republic reached from its manifestation in February 2020 until yesterday the 112,935 dead out of a total of 5,237,799 infections, according to official data.
7,486 patients with COVID-19 are being treated in intensive care units (ICUs) of Iranian hospitals.
Until yesterday in the country of about 83 million inhabitants had received the first dose of vaccine for COVID-19 some 21.12 million citizens, of which 11.28 million second.
Indonesia: 334 deaths and almost 6,000 cases in 24 hours
Indonesia’s health ministry said Thursday that 334 patients had been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 24 hours and 5,990 cases of SARS-CoV-2 had been diagnosed, with the new coronavirus pandemic in the archipelago of 270 million people reaching at this stage the 138,116 dead out of a total of 4,153,355 recorded infections since its outbreak in Indonesian territory in March 2020.
More than 70.85 million people, including 40.61 million, have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine since the immunization campaign began in the world’s fourth most populous country. The Indonesian government seeks to vaccinate 208 million people – in other words 80% of the population – to achieve so-called collective immunity.
Turkey: 257 deaths and over 23,800 cases in 24 hours
The Turkish Ministry of Health announced yesterday Thursday that 23,846 infections from SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed in the previous 24 hours after 314,793 tests, with the registered cases reaching 6,590,414.
At the same time, the deaths of 257 patients with COVID-19 increased the death toll to 59,170 dead until yesterday, March 11, 2020, when the new coronavirus epidemic broke out in Turkish territory.
Since the immunization campaign was launched in Turkey on January 14th, 50.93 million people have received the first dose of vaccine, 39.59 million have received the second dose, and a total of over 100.2 million doses have been administered, including third, boosters, in numbers. of the ministry.
Thailand: Over 16,000 cases and 220 deaths in 24 hours
Thai health officials said on Thursday that 16,031 cases of SARS-CoV-2 had been diagnosed in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 1.33 million amid the so-called third wave of the new coronavirus pandemic. which is mainly attributed to the most infectious Delta variant.
This was the highest number of cases in the last almost two weeks.
At the same time, the deaths of 220 patients with COVID-19 during the same period increased the death toll to 13,731 at this stage. The mortality rate is around 1%.
As of Wednesday, about 16% of the population (a total of 69 million) had been fully vaccinated. The government is trying to secure more vaccines to speed up the immunization campaign. The goal is to have fully vaccinated 70% of the nearly 70 million Thais by the year.