This Thursday, German authorities confirmed the record of 351 deaths from covid-19, in the last 24 hours, thus reaching the figure of 110.119 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
Regarding this, the outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel reported that the country is going through its most violent wave since the beginning of the pandemic. "It is a sad day," she said, referring to the number of deaths recorded.
Currently, Germany is one of the European nations with the lowest vaccination rate of its population. Official figures indicate that in the country about 69% of citizens have received the anti-covid vaccine, which positions it as the country currently has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the continent.
The German Government has already implemented different measures to control the pandemic, such as the generalization of a health certificate in transport and access restrictions for the unvaccinated to certain places, however the increase in cases in the country grows day by day. day.
For its part, the World Health Organization (WHO) has insisted that the rise in cases and deaths from covid that the region has had in recent months is due to the lack of vaccination in some countries.
8.865 new deaths from covid in the world
According to official reports, in the last 24 hours, 8.865 new deaths and 626.666 infections were registered by covid.
Likewise, the countries that registered the most deaths according to the latest official balances are the United States with 1.788, Russia (1.238) and Ukraine (628).
The continent of Europe is the region of the world most affected by the covid, with more than 2,5 million cases and almost 30.000 deaths in the last week.
European Commission proposes validity of nine months for vaccination against covid-19
The complete vaccination against COVID-19 will give citizens of the European Union (EU) the possibility to move freely within the bloc for nine months, from the date of the last dose, said Didier Reynders, European Commissioner for Justice today says Xinhua.
Reynders made the comments when submitting a proposal from the European Commission to update travel measures during the pandemic.
The proposal will give full vaccination schedules a validity period that takes into account the most recent risk assessment from the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) published the day before, which indicated that COVID vaccines -19 show a reduction in their efficiency after six months. The nine-month period proposed by the European Commission gives EU member states another three months to deliver a booster dose on time.