The entire world is faced with an unparalleled medical crisis due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of coronavirus cases has exceeded 90 million worldwide with 1.94 million deaths. Go through the coronavirus updates around the globe as of Sunday, January 10, 2021.
In Canada, Quebec entered confinement for four weeks since yesterday, while the United Kingdom passes the milestone threshold of 3 million coronavirus cases and 80,000 deaths on January 9, 2021.
On January 10, 2021, the number of coronavirus cases and deaths stood at 90,283,648 and 1,945,533 (14,579 added on January 9), respectively
In the United Kingdom, there are 59,937 new cases in 24 hours, a new record since the start of the pandemic, with 3,017,409 cases in total since the start of the pandemic. The country counts on January 9, 2021, 1,035 deaths in 24 hours or 80,868 deaths in total. A mutation of the virus in the south of England worries the British authorities. The UK starts injecting AstraZeneca / Oxford vaccine. After Scotland, England is completely reconfigured and closes its schools until March announces Boris Johnson. Ireland announced new measures of restrictions that January 7, 2021, including construction sites and the "click & collect" for non-core businesses. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip have been vaccinated against the coronavirus.
In France, the latest report provided by the health authorities concerning the COVID-19 pandemic reports at least 2,767,312 cases of contamination in total, including at least 20,177 in the last 24 hours. We count on January 9, 2021, 171 deaths in 24 hours or 67,599 in total. The number of EHPAD and EMS deaths shows 20,616 (+314) deaths in total. The total number of deaths in hospitals is 46,983 (+171 in 24 hours).
In the United States, the number of new cases every day is still skyrocketing. It now stands at 326,343 contaminations identified in the last 24 hours, a new record since the start of the pandemic. On January 9, 2021, the country has 22,528,828 cases. The number of deaths today is 4,086 deaths in 24 hours or 379,117 deaths in total. After the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine, Moderna's vaccine is also authorized in the United States. The United States has registered more than 326,000 new cases, 46,000 more than yesterday's previous record.
In Brazil, the number of new contaminations remains very high, 52,173 in 24 hours. The country recorded on January 9, 942 deaths in 24 hours and declared 8,019,495 cases in total and 201,578 deaths. The country passes the milestone of 8 million cases on January 9, 2021. " Brazil is bankrupt, I can not do anything ", announces President Jair Bolsonaro. Brazil passes the milestone of 200,000 deaths since the start of the pandemic on January 8, 2021.
In Canada, there are 17,549 new cases in 48 hours out of 644,335 in total, a new record since the start of the pandemic, and 16,707 deaths, including 338 since Thursday. Faced with a resurgence of cases, Quebec decrees general confinement of 4 weeks with a curfew from January 9, 2021.
In Sweden, there are this Friday, January 8, 2021, 7,187 new cases of contamination since yesterday, a total of 489,471 infected and 9,433 deaths, including 171 since the day before. Since November 10, bars and restaurants have to close at 10:30 p.m., until at least February 28. Sweden voted, this Friday, January 8, a law that gives new temporary powers to the government to fight against the coronavirus pandemic, in particular the possibility of closing restaurants and shops for the first time.
In Japan, the Covid continued to climb with 7855 new infections in 24 hours, or the highest number of cases in 24 of the country since the beginning of the pandemic. There are 273,154 cases recorded in total and 3,932 (+75 in 24 hours) deaths on January 9. Japan, which faces the third wave, closes its borders to non-resident foreigners from December 28 to the end of January 2021. The Japanese Prime Minister declares a state of emergency in Tokyo and its suburbs this Thursday, January 7, 2021.