So far, 2 crore 38 lakh 50 thousand 333 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the world. Of these, 1 crore 65 lakh 99 thousand 377 patients have been cured, while 8 lakh 23 thousand 278 have died. These figures are according to www.worldometers.info/coronavirus. Since the opening of schools and colleges in the US, there have been cases of infection in colleges in 24 states of the country. Those infected include 3300 students and staff.
About 4 thousand students and 600 teachers have been quarantined in the state of Mississippi. Only 144 teachers and 292 students teaching in schools have been infected between August 17 and 21. The state health officer, Dr. Thomas E. Dobbs, reported that 31 schools had reported cases of infection. Keeping this in mind, the children studying in these schools and the staff working here have been quarantined.
Brazil: President Zaire Bolsonaro’s son infected
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s son and MP Flavio Bolsonaro has been found infected. His press officer said on Tuesday that at the moment he does not see any symptoms and he will work from his home. According to the country’s Health Ministry, in the last 24 hours, there have been 47 thousand 134 cases in the country and 1271 deaths have occurred. With this, the number of infected in the country has increased to 36 lakh 69 thousand 995. So far, 1 lakh 16 thousand 580 people have lost their lives.
Argentina: More than 8 thousand cases for the second consecutive day
In Argentina, 8771 cases were reported on Tuesday. This is the highest number of cases reported in the country so far. Earlier on Monday, 8713 positive cases were found here. There have been 197 deaths in the last 24 hours here. With this, the number of infected in the country has increased to 3 lakh 59 thousand 638. So far 7563 people have died here.
Iraq: Infects crossed 2 lakh
There have been 3962 cases and 77 deaths in Iran in the last 24 hours. The number of infected in the country has now increased to 2 lakh 11 thousand 947. 6596 people have lost their lives. Iraq’s Health Minister Hassan Al-Tamimi has said that Iran is ready to work with any country that produces the vaccine. Priority will be given to vaccinating people above 50 years of age in the country. The government is also ready to buy vaccines for the safety of the people.
Britain: Masks not necessary in England schools
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday overturned the decision to make masks necessary for children in school in England. He announced it just before the schools opened on Tuesday. Earlier last week, he said that it would be necessary to apply masks for children in the classroom. He also appealed to people to send their children to school. So far more than 3 lakh 27 thousand cases have been reported in Britain and more than 41 thousand deaths have taken place.