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South Korea records the highest number of new COVID-19 infections in the world

In the last 24 hours, the world recorded an additional 1,009,023 cases and 3,073 deaths. South Korea, France and Germany are the three countries with the highest number of new cases in the world, with 210,676 cases, 190,762 cases and 164,628 cases, respectively.

According to statistics from worldometers.info, at 8 a.m. m. on April 13 (Vietnam time), the total number of COVID-19 infections in the world has so far exceeded 500 million cases (500.81 million cases). , including 6,209,100 deaths. The number of recovered cases is 450.86 million cases.

Looking back over the 2 years of the pandemic, the total number of COVID-19 cases exceeded 100 million cases on January 26, 2021, 200 million cases on August 4, 300 million cases on January 6 of 2022, 400 million cases in February. 8., in 2022.

The United States is the most affected country in the world with 82,131,574 cases and 1,013,017 deaths. India follows with 521,746 deaths out of a total of 43,037,388 cases. In third place is Brazil with 30,183,929 cases and 661,552 deaths.

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In the last 24 hours, the world recorded an additional 1,009,023 cases and 3,073 deaths. South Korea, France and Germany are the three countries with the highest number of new cases in the world, with 210,676 cases, 190,762 cases and 164,628 cases, respectively.

Faced with the unpredictable risk of the COVID-19 pandemic, but with the protection of vaccines, countries are gradually living with this pandemic while recovering life and activities and have expanded vaccination programs. . extensive to improve the quality of life. Ability to prevent diseases in humans.

The Canadian Immunization Supervisory Council (NACI) recommended on April 12 the first booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for all people 18 years of age and older and adolescents 12 to 17 years of age if they have health problems. health and are at risk of worsening if they become infected with COVID-19.

According to the NACI, booster vaccinations should be given at least 6 months after the primary immunization schedule.

On April 12, Italy began administering the fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to people over 80 years of age, members of nursing homes, and people over 60 belonging to vulnerable groups.

The Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA) has authorized a second booster vaccination, after the European Medicines Agency (EMA) gave the green light last week.

As of April 14, Chile will no longer require foreign visitors entering Chile to present a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or a negative PCR test result. .

Chile’s Vice Minister of Health, Cristóbal Cuadrado, said that foreign tourists who do not have a certificate of completion of the basic vaccination program can still enter Chile, but they will not be granted a permit to carry out certain public activities. . add. such as entering a bar, restaurant, cinema or gym.

In addition, pre-flight COVID-19 tests will not be required, but “non-residents may be tested randomly upon entering this country” and will need to be completed on the medical statement.

Over the weekend, Chilean authorities also announced a decision to open all land border crossings from May.

At present, Chile has only reopened air border gates and some border gates have been approved by some neighboring countries.

Along with that, Chile also lifted the mandatory mask wearing requirement in 14/16 regions and maintained this measure only in the northernmost regions of Arica and Tarapacá.

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