UA-Times intriduced a new interactive map about spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19 till evening of March 24. Countries cannot control infection of their citizens with coronavirus, according to the Worldometers international volunteer portal, has infected more than 413 thousand people around the world. As of the evening of March 24, 18,500 people were dead. 108 thousand recovered.
On Tuesday, March 24, the data of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection COVID-19 in Ukraine were updated several times. Kyiv’s mayor Vitali Klitschko announced 28 laboratory-confirmed cases of disease. Over the past day, four new cases have been confirmed. The Governor of Chernivtsi Regional State Administration Sergey Osachuk said that in Bukovina there are already 38 confirmed cases of the disease. In total, in Ukraine 97 cases, three died.
It became known that 82-year-old Former President and the Nobel laureate of the world for “efforts in resolving international conflicts”Martti Ahtisaari and and his wife Eeva tests positive for coronavirus. Representatives of the politician said that the ex-president feelling well.
Since Monday evening, Great Britain already moved to quarantine. According to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, “It is vital to slow the spread of the virus. Because in this way we will reduce the number of people who need hospital care at any given moment, give the healthcare system the opportunity to cope and save more lives. ” You can leave your home for grocery store or vital works. No more than two people are allowed to gather, non-grocery stores are closed. On Tuesday, the British army began to share its stocks of protective equipment with the medical facilities of kingdom.
For the fourth consecutive day, Italy remained the sad record holder for number of deaths – 743 people. More than 69 thousand cases of COVID-19 registered. However, the Head of Italian Civil Protection Angelo Borrelli, says that the actual number of infected can be about 600 thousand.
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In second place on the sad list is Spain. Here, in the last day 514 deaths were registered. According to official figures, a total of 2696 people have already died because of Covid-19; almost 40 thousand case recorded. More than five thousand infected – medical workers.
In third place of deaths per day – France 240. Pogroms and looting in stores began in the country. Today, authorities in the northern Aisne department country banned the sale of alcohol until the end of the state of emergency. Local police said the ban was linked to growing cases of domestic violence due to restrictions on the movement of citizens. “Since domestic violence is often associated with excessive alcohol consumption, a decision was made to regulate the sale of alcoholic beverages until March 31,” police said.
In Russia, almost 500 identified patients. On Tuesday, 57 new cases were reported. There were no dead. Russian President Vladimir Putin made an indicative visit to the Moscow hospital in Kommunark, where patients with suspected coronavirus are located. Among these patients, as reported by Interfax, russian popular singer Lev Leshchenko.
The hospital’s chief didn’t tell Putin anything about singer’s condition, but said that Russia needed to prepare anyway, developing the situation with coronavirus according to the “more difficult”, Italian scenario. So far, Moscow is preparing to evacuate its citizens from Ukraine. According to the statement of Russian Railway, on Friday a train with Russians will leave from Kyiv to Moscow, and the next day will return with Ukrainian citizens who want return to their homeland. Ukraine has no other communication with Moscow.
At 8 p.m. local time, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 1.3 billionth nation. He announced the introduction of “absolute quarantine” in the country. According to the BBC, the ban on leaving the house on any pretext for a period of 21 days Was announced just four hours before entry into force of quarantine. On Monday morning, all establishments, except the most necessary, were closed in the country and passenger rail service was completely stopped. Moreover, in India there are only 500 identified infected so far, but, without “absolute quarantine”, as Modi esured, it is impossible to stop the spread of the virus.
Since Thursday, emergency mode declared in Thailand. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said it would last at least a month. This makes it possible for the military to create checkpoints on the roads and introduce curfews.
The United States has its own sad record. According to CNN, 50,076 cases of coronavirus infection were detected in the country. At least 646 people died, of which 114 on Tuesday.
South Carolina officials announced today that schools in the state would not open in April. The Pentagon command has banned planned dental operations in their medical facilities for two months so that military doctors can begin to provide assistance to civilian medical facilities. In Los Angeles, gun shops were recognized as a non-vital business and, by the decision of the local sheriff, are now closed.