Follow today’s events live:
9:05 am. Jeremy Lin, a former NBA player, has tested positive for Covid-19. It was announced on Chinese social network Weibo on Saturday that the Taiwanese-American, the NBA champion with the Toronto Raptors in 2019, has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus and is currently being treated in Shanghai. He said that the former New York Knicks player tested positive on the third day of the quarantine who was seen upon his arrival in Shanghai from San Francisco, adding that he had symptoms of a mild illness.
8:50 am. The Health Corridor, A Headache for Marine Le Pen and Jean-Luc Mélenchon. The head of the National Rally and leader of rebellious France has a favorable electoral base for demonstrations, including on Saturday. But it would be very difficult to hope for the restoration of a heterogeneous and sometimes sulfurous filling. Our decoding can be read here.
8:35 am. A brief strike of enthusiasm by Canadian border officers. Thousands of Canadian border officials observed a strike of enthusiasm for a few hours on Friday, three days before land borders were reopened for fully vaccinated US citizens against Covid-19. The movement ended this evening with the signing of an agreement with the authorities, the Canadian Public Service Alliance (PSAC) announced. “After three years of negotiations, we have finally resolved long-standing issues, which will greatly help our members feel valued and safe in the workplace,” said Mark Webber, national president of the Customs Union and Union. (SDI).
8:15 am. outbreak in the United States. The number of daily cases and daily hospitalizations is increasing very quickly across the Atlantic, while the delta variant is now pretty much the majority in the United States. This growth is largely concentrated in certain states, particularly Florida and Texas.
The majority of infected children will have mild symptoms or no symptoms at all, and so far this population has not been a major concern. But with Delta, a highly contagious type, things change. That’s largely responsible for the 72,000 cases recorded in children and teens in one week at the end of July, according to a study by the American Academy of Pediatrics — a number five times higher than it was at the end of June. Nearly 20,000 cases were in Florida, according to data from the state, which also has the highest number of underage hospitalizations in the country — 143 today.
7h55. A “very severe deterioration” of the situation in Guadeloupe. The health situation in Guadeloupe, confined since Wednesday, continues to “extremely severe deterioration” with an “unprecedented number” of intensive care admissions that led to the first medical evacuations to the capital, according to the announcement of the province of Guadeloupe and the agency. Regional Health in a joint press release. “The infection rate is alarming with 1,108.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over 7 consecutive days versus 875.6 cases last week,” notes the press release, which reported 4,178 new cases in four days, four deaths in Guadeloupe and one in Saint Martin.
7.40 am. Vaccine and re-infection. Persons who are not immunized Double the chance of re-injuryAnd According to a study released Friday by US health authorities. According to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), the main federal public health agency in the United States, study results confirm that “any eligible person can be vaccinated against Covid-19, regardless of their previous SARS-CoV-2 status,” the virus. causative agent of Covid-19.
7:20 a.m. Local record of daily cases in Australia. The Australian state of New South Wales, the most populous in Australia (One of the countries following the “Zero Covid” strategy), set a new record on Saturday, with 319 injuries and five deaths. Faced with a surge in infections on the outskirts of Sydney, the first city in the country to enter its seventh week of containment, New South Wales Health Minister Brad Hazzard said he was frustrated seeing people ignore restrictions and called on residents to stay in. their homes.
7:10. How many protesters? Processions of health card opponents It is planned in at least 150 cities on Saturday, the fourth crowd in a row. Last Saturday July 31 205,000 protesters demonstrated, more than the previous two weekends. On the one hand, Friday’s release of the health law could trigger a wave of mobilization. On the other hand, holidays may result in less packing.
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