This Wednesday, February 24, 2021, the Covid-19 coronavirus affects 112,401,304 (+386,515) confirmed cases and killed a total of 2,492,105 (+9,973) worldwide according to Johns Hopkins University, which also reports 63,432,913 cases of remissions since the start of the epidemic in China more than a year ago. Senegal launches its vaccination campaign. England is gradually deconfining from March 8. Greece is campaigning for a vaccination passport to welcome foreign tourists.
The Kingdom recorded during the 24 hours from 6 p.m. Tuesday to 6 p.m. Wednesday, 419 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, 710 new healings and 18 new deaths, the health ministry said. In addition, 2,911,635 people have received a first dose of the vaccine since the launch of the campaign while 37,310 are on the second dose, the health ministry said. Hespress’s watch and monitoring platform, covid.hespress.com/fr, details that Morocco now has 482,128 confirmed cases, 8,592 deaths (i.e. a mortality rate of 1.78%), 466,815 cures, 4,667,603 cases excluded after negative laboratory tests (an increase of 9,351), and 6,721 cases under treatment, of which 437 were in serious condition (33 under intubation).
In Africa, the coronavirus continues to spread, always at its own pace. If we stick to the data of this Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from Africa CDC, the Continent has 3,844,799 recorded cases, 102,097 deaths and 3,408,755 remissions. South Africa, the cradle of the pandemic on the continent, records 1,505,586 (+998) of confirmed cases and 49,413 (+263) dead, 23,059 people received a first injection of vaccine. It is followed by Morocco 482,128 (+419) confirmed cases and 8,592 deaths (+18), Tunisia 229,781 contaminations and 7,843 deaths, Egypt, 179,407 cases and 10,443 deaths. Ethiopia follows 155,234 cases and 2,316 deaths, Algeria 112,279 cases and 2,967 deaths, Libya 131,262 cases and 2,151 deaths, and Nigeria 153,187 cases and 1,874 deaths.
Russia reports 11,749 new cases on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. The authorities report 4,200,902 cases detected for 84,430 (+383) dead. More than 2.2 million people have received a first dose of the covid-19 vaccine. France deplores 277 deaths from the coronavirus and 31,519 new contaminations in 24 hours. The death toll now stands at 85,472 dead since the start of the epidemic, for a total of 3,721,053 confirmed cases of contamination, making it the sixth most affected country in the world and the seventh worst affected. Nearly 2.6 million people have been vaccinated in France. Italy has 2,848,564 (+16,402) cases and 96,666 (+318) deaths, more than 2.27 million people received a first injection of the vaccine. Spain has recorded in the last reports, 3,170,644 cases in total, and 9,212 these 24 hours. The country counts, Wednesday February 24, 2021, 68,468 dead in total or +389 since the day before. More than 1,208,405 people have been vaccinated. In the UK there were 9,938 new cases and 442 deaths in 24 hours for a total of 4,156,703 cases and 121,979 deaths, 17,723,840 people were vaccinated. Germany, this Sunday has 2,412,116 (+6,163) recorded cases and 69,536 deaths (+222), 3,413,730 people received a first injection of vaccine. Portugal recorded 50 deaths in 24 hours, bringing the total to 16,136 deaths since the start of the pandemic and 1,480 new cases in 24 hours, for a total of 800,586 confirmed cases. 432,414 people were vaccinated.
In the United States, the first country most affected and the most bruised, 2,183 deaths, on this Wednesday, February 24, 2021, have been added to the saddest gruesome toll on the planet to make 504,135 deaths in total, while the number new cases of daily contamination amounted to 72,320, the country has 28,309,558 cases of infections. 46,526,970 people were vaccinated. In Canada, there are 6,617 new cases in 24 hours out of a total of 859,354 and 21,792 deaths including 88 since yesterday, 1,554,003 people received a first injection. In Brazil, the daily death toll today stands at 1,396 in 24 hours, bringing the total to 248,579. The country has 10,257,875 recorded cases. 5,857,080 people have received the vaccine against Covid-19. Mexico has 2,268,249 cases of coronavirus (+ 7,068) and 189,082 (+ 1,460) deaths, 1,277,187 people received a first dose of vaccine. Peru has 1,293,497 cases of contamination and 45,487 deaths. Chile, has 807,872 cases recorded and counts 20,173 deaths in total, Argentina, the twelfth most affected country in the world, has 2,077,228 (+7,477) cases and 51,510 (+151) deaths, 458,822 people have received a first injection in the country and Colombia has 2,233,589 cases and 59,118 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. 156,729 deaths (+ 131) were recorded on Wednesday February 24, 2021, according to the Ministry of Health, the country has 11,045,265 confirmed cases (+16,255), India launched its mass vaccination campaign and vaccinated 11 085 173 people. South Korea has 88,120 (+439) cases of infections and 1,576 (+11) deaths. China reports 12 new infections with the coronavirus (Covid-19) in 24 hours and counts 89,864 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 1,011 new cases of contamination and 55 deaths in 24 hours for a total of 427,467 cases and 7,584 deaths. Japan authorizes a first vaccine: that of Pfizer / BioNTech, 11,934 people have been vaccinated. Iran has 1,598,875 confirmed cases and 59,736 deaths, in total. Israel is still re-confined, the country has 761,551 (+1,979) confirmed cases on Monday and 5,648 deaths (+14) in total, 4,459,874 people have already received a first dose of vaccine.