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Trois décès et 3.604 nouveaux cas de contamination en 24 H

Three deaths, 3,604 new cases of contamination and 2,161 recoveries were confirmed in the Kingdom on June 28 and 29, 2022 and 23,458 active cases.

Awareness campaign – Covid-19 – Casablanca

Young civil society actors, October 5, 2020, during an awareness campaign in Casablanca on the precautionary measures to be observed to curb the spread of Covid-19.

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Three deaths, 3,604 new cases of contamination and 2,161 recoveries were confirmed in the Kingdom on June 28 and 29, 2022. The still active cases amount to 23,458, while more than 6.55 million people received the third dose. . Monitoring the pandemic, in figures.

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New cases of contamination, remissions, number of screenings carried out, vaccinations, etc. To learn more about the evolution of the coronavirus in Morocco, click on this link: https://covid.le360.ma.

In the Maghreb, Algeria does not communicate the number of screening tests, which suggests that the number of contaminations is much higher than the official figures. The latest assessment stopped reports 13 cases of contamination and 8 recoveries. The country totals 266,062 cases of contamination, including 6,875 deaths and 178,518 recoveries.

In Tunisia, 668 new cases of contamination and 483 recoveries have been recorded, according to the latest report available. The country has totaled 1,043,540 cases of contamination, including 28,646 deaths and 1,029,368 recoveries since March 2020.

In Mauritania, 75 cases of contamination and 15 recoveries have been recorded, according to the latest report available. The country has recorded 59,494 cases of Covid-19 contamination, including 982 deaths and recoveries.

The seventh wave of the Covid epidemic is accelerating in France and recommendations to put the mask back on, particularly in transport, are multiplying on the government side, without certainty that they will be enough, with vaccination, to stop the movement.

At the start of summer, the cases of contamination are exploding again. More than 147,000 cases were recorded Tuesday evening by Public Health France, 54% more than a week earlier and at the highest level since the end of April.

Strong rebound, linked to the appearance of new sub-variants of Omicron generalized to all of Europe in the United States and elsewhere

This strong rebound, linked to the appearance of new sub-variants of Omicron which are particularly contagious and capable of circumventing immune defences, is widespread throughout Europe.

Most restrictions began to be lifted in mid-March. But on Tuesday, the French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne asked the prefects and health authorities to encourage the wearing of the mask “in places of promiscuity” and “enclosed spaces”, in particular “public transport”, where it is no longer mandatory since May 16. So far, these are « recommendations », without obligation.

Elisabeth Borne also called for “amplifying prevention messages”, such as “regularly airing enclosed spaces”, “testing yourself at the first symptoms and isolating yourself immediately in the event of a positive result”.

Mauritius has lifted most of the health restrictions that still prevailed to counter the Covid-19 pandemic, in particular allowing the reopening of bars and nightclubs and the abolition of the wearing of compulsory masks in public in order to relaunch its tourist activity.

Mauritius « is entering a new phase », welcomed Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth on Tuesday evening in an address to the nation to announce these new provisions after two years of restriction.

A committee of American experts spoke out on Tuesday in favor of a vaccine recall specifically targeting Omicron, auguring a need for annual injections against Covid, like the flu.

The scientists, invited by the American drug agency, the FDA, approved the measure by 19 votes to 2 after a day spent reviewing the available data, including projections for future waves and preliminary results provided by vaccine manufacturers.

A member of the committee, Professor of Medicine Michael Nelson of the University of Virginia said he voted in favor of the measure because he feared that the declining effectiveness of vaccines could translate into serious cases for people at high risk. « We must take action without delay. »

During their discussions, most scientists seemed to favor a vaccine that would target both the first strain of the virus, to achieve broad protection, and the later BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants.

Pfizer and Moderna said they would be able to move into production of such vaccines within three months.

South Korea on Wednesday approved the use of SKYCovione, the country’s first vaccine against Covid-19 developed by SK Bioscience Co.

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has announced that it has authorized the use of SKYCovione, also known as GBP510.

This clearance comes after consultations by the Final Inspection Committee following a recommendation for approval of the article from the Ministry’s Central Pharmaceutical Review Committee.

SKYCovione is the first vaccine developed in the country to have successfully completed all three phases of clinical trials. SK Bioscience has conducted phase 3 clinical trials on some 4,000 adults from six countries, namely Thailand, Vietnam, New Zealand, Ukraine, the Philippines, and South Korea.

It is a recombinant protein vaccine based on new two-component nanoparticles that can maximize the immune effect.

The pandemic has officially killed at least 6,353,784 people worldwide since the end of December 2019, according to a report established by AFP.

According to WHO, the Covid-19 pandemic is responsible for 13 to 17 million deaths.

The United States is the country with the most deaths (1,041,354), ahead of Brazil (670,900), India (525,077) and Russia (381,002).

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, taking into account the excess mortality directly and indirectly linked to Covid-19, that the toll of the pandemic could be two to three times higher than that officially established.
Nisrine Zaoui
the 360

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