Washington. Omicron Variety, a novel variant of Coronavirus Pandemic, has spread to 120 nations worldwide. Corona is becoming more common as a result of the increasing number of cases. On Tuesday, the world saw a record 12.22 lakh cases of corona. There have been 6,899 deaths as a result of this. In the previous 24 hours, there have been a record number of corona cases reported in the United Kingdom. On Tuesday, 129,471 new corona cases were confirmed in this city. At the same time, 4,41,278 corona cases were verified in the United States on Tuesday. Corona has claimed the lives of 1,811 persons in this city.
In the United States, there are 4,41,278 new cases.
According to the WHO, new cases in the Americas continental region surged by 39% to over 14.8 million. More than 11.8 lakh instances were discovered in the United States alone, representing a 34% rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s data (CDC), On Tuesday, 4,41,278 additional cases were reported. Earlier on December 20, a total of 2.90 lakh cases were discovered. At the same time, according to Reuters, an average of 258,312 cases had been registered daily in the United States during the last week.
In France, 2 lakh corona-infected people were discovered in a single day.
So far, France has had the largest number of new cases in Europe. On Tuesday, around 2 lakh corona-infected patients were discovered here, with 290 people dying. The number of new cases per day in January might reach 2.5 lakh, according to French Health Minister Olivier Veran. Meanwhile, the French government has taken a firm stance, ordering the closure of all nightclubs in the country for three weeks.
Omicron’s wreaking havoc in the United States; the number of Kovid patients in California has surpassed 5 million.
Corona patients increased by 53% in London hospitals.
On Tuesday, 129,471 new corona cases were verified in the United Kingdom. At the same time, 143 individuals died as a result of Corona. More than 53% of patients in this area are hospitalised as a result of Omicron infection. Omicron has the greatest impact on London in particular.
The United States has lifted its travel ban on eight countries.
Following the discovery of the Omicron variant in South Africa in November, many countries, notably the United States, implemented travel bans on African countries. US President Joe Biden announced the easing of travel bans from eight southern African countries on Tuesday. Travel from the United States to these countries will begin on December 31. South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique, and Malawi are among them.
In South Africa, the number of cases is falling.
In the meantime, Omicron instances are increasing in South Africa. By Monday, the figure had dropped by 38% to 14,390. On Christmas, though, a small number of people are put to the test. The daily death toll in South Africa peaked at 578 deaths per day at the start of the year.
Only 40 of those who received the vaccine died.
South Africa’s daily death toll is now above 60. This means that patients are now experiencing mild corona symptoms, making them significantly less likely to die in the hospital. According to new South African data released this week, nine out of ten Omicron deaths occurred in patients who had not been immunised. Looking at the total number of deaths caused by Omicron, only 40 people have received both doses of the vaccination thus far.