June 21, 2024

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Live Govt-19: Mecca reopens to foreigners vaccinated for Omra’s small pilgrimage


  • 17,000 protesters marched in Paris yesterday, while 220,000 marched elsewhere in France. This 33,000 more The day before applying for an extended health pass, rather than the previous Saturday.
  • In these paragraphs on Sunday morning, Health Minister Oliver Varan mentions the last changes, especially the valid extension of the PCR test. His interview Read here.
  • In France, in 24 hours, 25,755 new cases were identifiedCompared to 23,471 last week. This is an increase of 6.3% per week.
  • The epidemic has killed at least 4.26 million people worldwide. The United States has the highest mortality rate (615,856) compared to Brazil (562,752), India (426,754), Mexico (243,165) and Peru (196,760).

Follow the events of the day directly:

9:28 am. In Australia, AstraZeneca for people under 40. The state government of Victoria has launched the AstraZeneca vaccine for people under the age of 40 at its public vaccination centers and has launched the nation’s first-ever vaccination campaign. Eleven new local cases were discovered on Sunday, the 3rd day of the seven that have been decided so far.

9:15 am. In the United States, shovel pollution … The worst-hit country recorded more than 100,000 new infections yesterday, for the fourth day in a row.

9:12 am … but the vaccine has increased there. In seven days, the United States vaccinated an average of 481,000 people a day, the highest rate since June 18, said Cyrus Schaefer, director of Govt data at the White House. Especially young people: the daily average of 12-15 year olds has doubled in the last month.

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9 p.m. Schools will open in Germany tomorrow. The health protocol is even stricter than last year, where only two weeks of school were not disrupted. Masks are mandatory, self-examinations are performed three times a week from the CB, and in the first positive case the entire class is isolated for 15 days.

8:55 p.m. Health restrictions in Brunei. Seven local contaminants were detected at the Epidemiological Surveillance Center for more than a year without a domestic case. In response, the government is closing all places of worship and postponing scheduled events for two weeks. Meetings during this period will be limited to 30 people, teaching will be done remotely and restaurants will no longer be able to serve in-house.

Omra possible again at 8.45am Mecca. After the closure of the 18-month border, Saudi Arabia will reopen the Omra pilgrimage (small pilgrimage) for foreign pilgrims who have been vaccinated against Kovit-19. Saudi officials will begin accepting applications for entry into the country from tomorrow. Omra, unlike Hajj, can be done throughout the year. Until now, only vaccinated pilgrims residing in Saudi Arabia can perform Umrah.

8:30 p.m. In Bangkok, protesters have called for vaccinations. Thailand police on hundreds of people engaged in Bangkok showed Saturday’s smoke and rubber bombs on Saturday. “Murderous state”, “Resignation”: Protesters criticize the slowdown in the vaccine campaign: Less than 4.5 million of the 70 million Thais have received two injections. Nearly 22,000 new cases and 212 additional deaths were reported in Thailand on Saturday.

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8:20 p.m. Without the pass there is no help for the staff. From August 30, employees of the restaurant business or any other department will not receive salary or state compensation to the general public who have been suspended by their employer for regulating their situation. “This is not a breach of contract, so he will not be entitled to unemployment benefits,” Labor Minister Alizabeth Bourne told the JDD.

8:10 p.m. Last details about the health pass. Many texts, decrees and ordinances related to the August 5, 2021 law on the management of the health crisis caused by the Govt-19 epidemic at the Sunday Olympics. We peel them for you. Find out below:

8 hours. Israel intends to reconsider. When the new rules come into force this Sunday (read at 7:30 am) they will apply to children in two weeks, and the Director General of the Ministry of Health, Professor Nachman, warns that the rate of infections will not decrease. A new prison sentence could be imposed in August.

7:50 am Spain extends isolation from six countries. Until August 27, for the time being, travelers coming to Spain from South Africa, Namibia, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil and Colombia must be isolated for ten days.

7.40 am. Delhi checks J&J vaccine. Two days after the application for accreditation by the US company was filed, India approved the urgent use of the single injection vaccine Johnson & Johnson. India, with a population of 1.3 billion, has so far been vaccinated with 500 million doses, but only 8% of the population has been vaccinated twice.

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7:30 p.m. New restrictions in Israel. The delta struck Israel, and on Saturday 3,843 new contaminants were discovered. The mask is mandatory for 100 people to gather outside. To access hotels and tourist sites, sports halls, restaurants, cafes, conferences, sports and cultural events, we need a green passport equivalent to our health pass. The validity period for rapid tests is increased to 24 hours instead of 72 hours.

7:20 am in Australia. Brisbane’s prison term ends this Sunday unless authorities decide otherwise. Along with Sydney and Melbourne, Brisbane’s imprisonment has asked 60% of Australians to stay at home. Restrictions on trips and meetings outside Brisbane will remain in place for at least two weeks. Authorities in Cairns closed 150,000 people three days after a taxi driver was killed.

7:10. In Great Britain and Germany, there are two different rules for the French. This Sunday in Great Britain and the Isle of Man, the isolation duty will be lifted if travelers from the mainland of France are fully vaccinated. Instead, travelers from the south of France must isolate themselves when coming to Germany.

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