This Monday, February 22, 2021, the Covid-19 coronavirus affects 111,633,620 (+329,769) confirmed cases and killed a total of 2,471,194 (+5,572) worldwide according to Johns Hopkins University, which also reports 62,951,751 cases of remissions since the start of the epidemic in China more than a year ago. Scandal in Argentina, the Minister of Health resigns for having vaccinated “his non-priority friends”. South Africa will make its AstraZeneca vaccine doses available to the African Union. The border between the USA and Canada remains closed until March 21, 2021. Russia registers a 3rd vaccine against covid-19.
The Kingdom recorded during the 24 hours from Sunday 6 p.m. to Monday 6 p.m., 108 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, 633 new healings and 5 new deaths. In addition, 2,552,017 people have received a first dose of the vaccine since the launch of the campaign while 23,667 are on the second dose, the health ministry said. Hespress’s watch and monitoring platform, covid.hespress.com/fr, details that Morocco now has 481,263 confirmed cases, 8,559 deaths (i.e. a mortality rate of 1.78%), 465,297 recoveries, 4,630,610 cases excluded after negative laboratory tests (an increase of 4,890), and 7,407 cases under treatment, including 423 in serious condition (32 under intubation).
In Africa, the coronavirus continues to spread, always at its own pace. If one sticks to the data of Saturday of Africa CDC the Continent has 3,819,576 recorded cases, 100,993 deaths and 3,372,440 remissions. South Africa, the cradle of the pandemic on the continent, records 1,503,796 (+1,429) of proven cases and 49,053 (+109) deaths. It is followed by Morocco 481,263 (+108) confirmed cases and 8,559 deaths (+5), Tunisia 228,937 contaminations and 7,811 deaths, Egypt, 178,151 cases and 10,353 deaths. Ethiopia follows 153,541 cases and 2,293 deaths, Algeria 112,094 cases and 2,964 deaths, Libya 130,212 cases and 2,116 deaths, and Nigeria 152,074 cases and 1,838 deaths.
Russia reports 12,604 new cases on Monday, February 22, 2021. The authorities report 4,177,330 cases detected for 83,630 (+337) dead. More than 2.2 million people have received a first dose of the covid-19 vaccine. France deplores 333 deaths from the coronavirus and 4,646 new contaminations in 24 hours. The death toll now stands at 84,763 deaths since the start of the epidemic, for a total of 3,669,346 confirmed cases of contamination, making it the sixth most affected country in the world and the seventh worst affected. Nearly 2.56 million people have been vaccinated in France. Italy has 2,818,863 (+9,617) cases and 95,992 (+274) deaths, more than 2.11 million people received a first injection of the vaccine. Spain has recorded in the last reports, 3,153,971 cases in total, and 20,849 these 48 hours. The country counts, Monday February 22, 2021, 67,636 dead in total or +535 since the day before. More than 1,197,061 people have been vaccinated. In the UK, 10,641 new cases and 177 deaths in 24 hours were recorded on Saturday for a total of 4,126,150 cases and 120,757 deaths, 17,247,442 people were vaccinated. Germany, has this Sunday 2 397 957 (+2 827) identified cases and 68 693 deaths (+162), 3,179,290 people received a first injection of vaccine. Portugal recorded 65 deaths in 24 hours, bringing the total to 15,962 deaths since the start of the pandemic and 1,186 new cases in 24 hours, for a total of 797,525 confirmed cases. 413,482 people were vaccinated.
In the United States, the first country most affected and the most damaged, 2,209 deaths, on Monday, February 22, 2021, have been added to the saddest gruesome toll on the planet to make 499,902 deaths in total, while the number new daily cases of contamination amounted to 86,788, the country has 28,168,735 cases of infections. 45,598,169 people were vaccinated. In Canada, there are 5,066 new cases in 24 hours out of a total of 852,489 and 21,696 deaths, including 98 since yesterday, 1,402,139 people received a first injection. In Brazil, the daily death toll now stands at 570 in 24 hours, bringing the total to 346,663. The country has 10,091,171,647 identified cases. 5,756,361 people have received the vaccine against Covid-19. Mexico had 2,241,380 cases of coronavirus (+ 6,691) and 189,082 (+ 1,460 deaths, 958,473 people received a first dose of vaccine on Saturday. Peru has 1,283,309 cases of contamination and 45,097 deaths. Chile, has 803,009 recorded cases and counts 20,126 deaths in total, Argentina, the twelfth most affected country in the world, has 2,064,334 (+ 3,709) cases and 51,198 (+76) deaths, 445,614 people have received a first injection in the country and Colombia has 2,226,262 cases and 58,834 deaths.
In India, the second most populous country in the world with 1.3 billion inhabitants, the curve of cases of contamination continues to decline steadily. 156,470 deaths (+52) were recorded on Monday February 22, 2021, according to the Ministry of Health, the country has 11,009,489 confirmed cases (+4,698), India launched its mass vaccination campaign and vaccinated 11 085 173 people. South Korea has 87,324 (+332) cases of infections and 1,562 (+5) deaths. China reports 11 new infections with the coronavirus (Covid-19) in 24 hours and counts 89,842 cases in total and 4,636 (+0) dead., More than 42.5 million people have received a first injection of vaccine in the country. Japan lists 1,090 new cases of contamination and 57 deaths in 24 hours for a total of 425,597 recorded cases and 7,474 deaths. Japan authorizes a first vaccine: that of Pfizer / BioNTech, 486 people were vaccinated. Iran has 1,582,275 confirmed cases and 59,572 deaths, in total. Israel is still re-confined, the country has 752,398 (+2,355) confirmed cases on Monday and 5,585 deaths (+51) in total, 4,250,643 people have already received a first dose of vaccine.