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Gb variant: China suspends flights to and from the United Kingdom

2020-12-24T12:58:39.762Z

Brazil forbids entry to foreigners from the Kingdom. Macron no longer has the symptoms of Covid, he comes out of isolation. In the United States over 325 thousand victims (ANSA)



China has suspended flights to and from the UK, fearing that the variant of the coronavirus identified in Britain will spread

.

This was announced by Beijing Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin.

The measure, he specified, will be constantly reviewed in the light of developments in the health situation.

And Brazil has suspended, again due to the coronavirus variant, the entry on its territory to foreigners from Great Britain

.

This was announced in a statement by the federal government, specifying that the ban will come into effect from 25 December.

"The boarding to Brazil of foreign passengers coming from or who have made a stopover in Great Britain in the last 14 days is temporarily suspended", reads the statement.

From December 30th, all foreign passengers headed to Brazil will have to exhibit a negative test for covid-19 performed no later than 72 hours from arrival.

In the meantime, the Elysée has announced that

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer has the symptoms of Covid-19 and is no longer in isolation

.

And there is the green light from the French health authority Has for the use of the anti-Covid vaccine developed by Pfizer / BioNTech, judged "satisfactory for its efficacy and tolerability", for people over 16 years of age.

Vaccinations will take place according to the priorities already announced, giving priority to the most fragile people and to those most exposed to the risk of contagion, it was specified.

The

Russia

 reached a new record of cases and related deaths daily Covid-19: according to health officials, the past 24 hours there have been 635 deaths and 29,935 new cases.

The official death toll thus rises to 53,096 and that of infections to over 2.96 million.

The

United States

has passed the 325,000 deaths due to Covid-19.

The cases of contagion since the beginning of the pandemic, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, are over 18 million and 300 thousand.

The number of deaths related to Covid-19 recorded in

Mexico

since the beginning of the pandemic

has exceeded 120,000

, according to data from the American University Johns Hopkins.

Total infections in the country were over 1.35 million.

With its approximately 129 million inhabitants, Mexico is fourth in the world for the number of coronavirus deaths and thirteenth for officially registered cases.

The

Colombia

reached Wednesday a new daily record of coronavirus infections, registering new positive 14,233 in 24 hours, the highest number since March, when it was confirmed the first case in the South American country.

According to official data, the total number of positives has risen to 1,544,826, of which 1,404,168 have already recovered from the disease.

The total deaths from the pandemic in Colombia amounted to 41,174 people, after 243 new deaths were reported in the daily toll.

Bogotá remains the area of ​​the country that records the highest number of infections, with 438,854 cases.

Followed by the departments of Antioquia (north-west) with 246,651, Valle del Cauca (south-west) with 129,046 and Atlántico (north) with 88,806.

Source: ansa

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