According to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 9:34 on the 25th july, the total number of confirmed cases of new crown worldwide exceeded 15.66 million, and the cumulative number of deaths exceeded 638,000. 150 experts called on the United States to “close its doors” again many countries have strengthened entry prevention and control to prevent overseas imports the epidemic has hit the global economy severely. World Bank officials predict that Latin America will have 25 million unemployed people in 2020.
U.S. new crown cases exceed 4.1 million
At present, the cumulative number of new crown cases in the United States exceeds 4.1 million, and the number of deaths exceeds 145,000. According to Reuters statistics, as of the 24th, the number of deaths from the new crown in the United States has exceeded 1,000 for 4 consecutive days.
The number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in Belgium continues to increase. A 3-year-old girl with a confirmed infection has recently passed away, becoming the youngest death in the country. Belgian Prime Minister Wilmes announced on the 23rd that it would suspend the further unblocking plan originally to be implemented in August and expand the mandatory mask order.
Tokyo, Japan, added 260 new coronavirus infections on the 24th, and the epidemic situation continues to worsen. Osaka Prefecture announced 149 new cases, a record high in the number of confirmed cases in a single day. Tokyo has raised its vigilance to the highest of the four levels. “The epidemic is expanding.” Governor Yuriko Koike urged the public to avoid going out as much as possible during the four consecutive holidays from the 23rd.
Strictly prevent overseas import
With the gradual relaxation of entry restrictions in many European countries, strict prevention of imported risks of the epidemic has become the focus of epidemic prevention in all countries.
After a meeting held on July 24, the health ministers of the German states reached a resolution. In the future, passengers returning from high-risk areas outside the country can be tested for new crowns on-site for free upon arrival at German airports passengers returning from non-high-risk areas can be tested within 72 hours. Receive testing at places outside the airport.
On July 20, local time, due to the rebound of the new crown epidemic in some areas of France, France began to enforce the decree that mandatory people wear masks in closed public places. The picture shows a customer wearing a mask entering a shop in Paris.
French Prime Minister Castel said on the 24th that travelers from 16 countries with severe epidemics including the United States, India, and Brazil must report negative results for the new coronavirus when entering France. This regulation will be implemented on August 1 at the latest. In addition to airports, French ports will also adopt the same sanitation and epidemic prevention measures.
On the same day, the Italian Minister of Health Speranza signed new regulations requiring people who have stayed in Romania and Bulgaria in the past 14 days to be quarantined when entering Italy. In addition, Norway will re-implement a 10-day quarantine for people entering Spain from the 25th.
The epidemic hits the economy hard
Carlos Filipe Jaramilo, the deputy governor of the World Bank in charge of Latin American affairs, said recently that due to the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the number of unemployed people in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2020 may reach 25 million.
Jaramilo said that small and medium-sized enterprises, which are the main employment providers in the region, have been severely affected by the epidemic, and the closure of a large number of companies has directly caused the unemployment rate to rise.
In addition, according to Bloomberg News, the epidemic has hit the aviation industry severely. About 400,000 employees of airlines worldwide have been laid off, left without pay, or told that they may lose their jobs