Coronavirus epidemic continues wreaking havoc worldwide. According to worldometer.com, so far, 30,731,717 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the world. Of these, 22,359,972 people have recovered from this deadly virus, while 957,156 patients have died.
France: Second wave of infection
France is witnessing the second wave of infection after overcoming infection in most parts of the country. On Friday, the Health Ministry issued a statement saying that 13,215 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours in the country. Even more worrying is that the death toll now stands at 31,249 with 154 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
Britain witnessing the second wave of infection:
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has admitted that the second wave of infection has surfaced in the country. Not only this, while responding to the opponents, the PM also made it clear that the government will implement strict rules regarding Physical distancing and masks.
Johnson said, ‘We have to take strict steps to prevent the situation from getting worse.’ A total of 4332 new cases were reported in the country on Friday. The Health Ministry said – there is no doubt that the second wave of infection has been revealed.
Australia: Relief in the travel ban
The Australian government has decided that some relief on the travel ban should be given soon and preparations for this have also been started. In New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia, it has been decided that the restrictions will be relaxed in the coming days.
However, people visiting the country will have to stay quarantined in hotels. Around 4 to 6 thousand Australians are returning to Australia every week. According to an estimate, around 60,000 Australians are currently stranded in other countries.
National emergency increased in the Philippines:
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has extended the national emergency in the country in view of the epidemic. It will start from September 13 this year and continue till September 12 next year.
However, according to officials, if the epidemic situation improves, its time can be reduced.