Indian variant cases rise almost 80pc in a week in UK
Indian variant cases rise almost 80pc in a week in UK
2 deaths from COVID-19 Delta variant in Alberta, 1 patient was fully immunized
19 June, 2021, 09:26
As confirmed cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 continue to rise in Alberta, there are conflicting statements regarding how effective the first dose of vaccine is at protecting against severe outcomes of infection.
The highest number of cases recorded in an authority in Sussex was in Brighton and Hove, which recorded 289 infections.
For this latest round, 108,911 people swabbed themselves at home and their samples were analysed by PCR testing 135 of these were positive, of which the vast majority (around 90 per cent) were the Deltavariant at the end of the study round. The Deltavariant is thought to be 65 percent more transmissible in households than the Alpha variant, which was previously dominant in Britain's cases.
"Offering all adults a jab less than 200 days after the programme launched is one of our country's greatest collective achievements, saving over 14,000 lives so far", he said, referring to Public Health England estimates of the impact of the vaccine rollout.
It also pointed to its previous findings that two doses of a COVID vaccine gives a "high degree of protection" against hospitalisation from the Deltavariant.
According to the latest data, it has spread to 356 confirmed cases, with more than 300 in the Calgary health zone.
It means the total number of fatalities recorded by the Department of Health remains at 2,155.
"The most recent data show 99 percent of sequenced and genotyped cases across the country are the Deltavariant", the PHE said. It is encouraging to see that hospitalisations and deaths are not rising at the same rate but we will continue to monitor it closely. Please make sure that you come forward to receive both doses of the vaccine as soon as you are eligible.
United Kingdom has delayed steps to lift restrictions by a month. "Don't drop your guard - practise "hands, face, space, fresh air" at all times", she added.
Instead, the White House announced its own review of potential national security concerns over apps that are controlled by China . In addition, Trump issued a series of Executive Orders that attempted to block these apps from being listed in U.S. app stores.
Getting back into our communities, getting back to work and getting back to our meaningful social connections that sustain us. An additional 259 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed by the Department of Health as of midnight on Tuesday.
Beginning today, anyone that received their first dose of a vaccine before May 1 can now book their second dose. The expanded eligibility also includes anyone who received their first dose on or before April 7.
Ranking Senate Judiciary Committee member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), said Friday he supports the IG's investigation into the matter. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), then the top Democrat on the committee and a vocal critic of former President Donald Trump .
He said 18 million Hong Kong dollars ($2.32 million) of assets of three Next Digital subsidiaries had been frozen by authorities. Apple Daily has struggled to successfully monetise online content, with Lai writing cheques to keep the paper afloat.
Floyd's murder took a personal toll on Frazier, who described her ongoing trauma around witnessing his killing on Instagram . It was not her job, but Frazier described it as her duty when she testified at Chauvin's trial earlier this year.
Kay Ivey on Thursday signed a proclamation declaring June 19 as Juneteenth Day, commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S. Texas , New York , Virginia and Washington are the four states where state employees get paid on the Juneteenth .
To date, over 73 per cent of adult Ontarians have received at least one dose, while more than 11 per cent are fully immunized. She said even though we're in a position to prevent a fourth wave of COVID-19, there has to be a commitment to vaccinations.
Those who test positive upon arrival must stay in the hotel or another government mandated facility for 14 days. Now, tickets issued by police for violations of the Quarantine Act will carry a maximum fine of $5,000.
Canada-US Border Closure Extended
The federal government said Friday the restrictions on non-essential worldwide travel will be kept in place until July 21. The border between Canada and the U.S. has remained closed to all nonessential travel for over a year.
Pharmacies to receive deliveries of Covid vaccines today
Of these states, only Hawaii (52%) has a high vaccination rate, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Finance Minister Lawrence Wong, who co-leads the country's virus taskforce, said in a video posted on Facebook.
Israel strikes in Gaza after arson attacks
From the Damascus Gate , they proceeded around the Old City to the Western Wall, the holiest place where Jews can pray. Ahead of the march Tuesday, militants in Gaza sent incendiary balloons over the border.
Queen Elizabeth Reminded Me Of My Mother, Says Joe Biden
She has since met almost every American president (Lyndon Johnson was the exception) who served during her 69 years on the throne. Unfortunately, it is unlikely The Queen will return to the White House - a place she last visited in 2007.
Ilhan Omar Again Sets Off a Fight Among Democrats
But she's a victim because of the "constant harassment and silencing" from members who signed the letter . "Talk to us directly". Only 12 Democrats condemned Omar, which is less than 6% of the total number of Democrats in the House of Representatives .
G7 summit to open soon in Cornwall, England
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, criticised in some quarters for being too accommodating of China, welcomed the health pact. The declaration will be published Sunday alongside the G7's final communique, following a beachside barbecue on Saturday night.
PM meeting with President Biden: 10 June 2021
President Joe Biden speaks to American service members at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk, England, Wednesday, June 9, 2021. Sullivan told reporters Biden would press the Russian president on USA priorities and values.