Let’s have a look at what’s occurring all over the world
Whereas we await the Victorian COVID replace, let’s do a speedy hearth replace on how the remainder of the world goes.
In case you missed it earlier than, Malaysian Prime Minister introduced a complete lockdown from Tuesday, as a result of a surge in coronavirus circumstances.
Well being officers reported greater than 8,000 new COVID-19 infections in a single day, and 61 deaths.
The only-dose coronavirus vaccine by Johnson and Johnson has simply been authorised to be used in the UK.
Regulators say the vaccine has met “the anticipated requirements of security, high quality and effectiveness.”
The UK has been quickly rolling out vaccines since December, with practically 58 per cent of the inhabitants having obtained a minimum of one dose of the two-dose Pfizer, AstraZeneca or Moderna jabs.
The European Union’s medicines regulator has authorised the usage of the Pfizer BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for youngsters aged between 12 and 15. Up till now it has solely allowed its use in youngsters aged 16 and over.
The choice will have to be formally authorised by the European Fee after which particular person member states can resolve.
Japan has extended a state of emergency in Tokyo and different areas by about three weeks to June 20 because the pandemic reveals no indicators of easing lower than two months earlier than the Summer time Olympics open.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken mentioned the US and India are united in making an attempt to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic collectively and Washington needs to verify it takes motion to assist India with its coronavirus disaster.
Indian Overseas Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, who has spent the previous week in the US in search of assist amid a devastating second wave of infections at residence, informed reporters India is grateful to the US for sturdy help and solidarity.