The coronavirus epidemic continues wreaking havoc worldwide. According to the information, so far 95,32,128 people have been infected with coronavirus in the world. Of these, 51,79,011 people have also been cured or discharged, while 4,85,122 people have died. On the other hand, Britain has started the trials of new coronavirus vaccine. It will be tested on 300 people. This is the second vaccine in the country, whose trials are being conducted on humans.
The WHO chief said that currently, more than 1 million cases are being reported every week around the world and due to this, many countries are facing shortage of oxygen concentrator machines. Right now, the demand for the machine has exceeded the supply. Let us tell you that oxygen concentrator is required for infected patients to breathe. There are plans to send 14 thousand oxygen concentrators to 120 countries in the next few days.
Australia is one of the few countries where positive cases are low. But, cases have increased in some cities in the last few days. Because of this, the government has decided to conduct door-to-door testing. Melbourne remains Corona's hotspot. 33 new cases were found in Victoria State on Thursday. This is the largest figure here in the last two months. There are plans to test more than one lakh people here. According to officials, every day 10 thousand people will be tested for 10 days.
Britain's second vaccine trial on animals was successful. Now, it will be tested on 300 people led by Professor Robin Shattock of Imperial College, London. Earlier researchers from Oxford University are also trialing a vaccine on humans. Researchers say that after the first phase of the trial, the second phase will start in October. There are plans to conduct vaccine trials on 6000 people.
In Brazil, 40,995 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, while 1185 people have died. With this, the number of infected has increased to 11,92,474. The death toll has risen to 53,874. A day earlier, 40,131 cases were reported in Brazil and 1374 people died.
In Moscow, 12 people have died due to infection in the last 24 hours. The death toll has reached 3669 here. A day earlier, 14 people died in the city. The number of infected in Russia is more than 6.06 lakhs. So far 8500 people have died here, while over 3.68 lakh have been cured. There are currently over 2.16 lakh cases in Moscow.
The Israeli Ministry of Health said on Thursday that there were 532 new cases reported in the country. The number of infected here has increased to 22,044. The death toll has risen to 308. So far, 15,940 patients have been cured in the country. The number of active cases is 5796, the highest since May 4.