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#All updates in #Central #European #Time (CET).

07:18 They reinforce prevention with the closure of beaches in #Acapulco resort

The popular resort of #Acapulco, in the #Mexican state of #Guerrero, will restrict access to its beaches for the remainder of the holiday season to avoid more infections by COVID-19, after the place has been declared in the yellow color of the traffic light epidemiology of the #Mexican #Government.

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“The beaches as of today are going to close from 7:00 p.m., with the purpose that there are fewer people, fewer crowds,” reported the state governor, Héctor #Astudillo.

#To comply with the measure, agents of the #Secretariats of #National and #Navy #Defense, the #National #Guard and #State #Police will carry out a daily operation from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. the next day to verify that the order is fulfilled within the 60 kilometers of beach.

#Given this decision, the gala celebration with pyrotechnics to celebrate the end of the year has been canceled, thus breaking a 20-year tradition.

06:27 #Germany exceeds 1,000 deaths in 24 hours for the first time

#Germany registered more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours for the first time since the pandemic began, according to data from the #Robert #Koch #Health #Surveillance #Institute (RKI) released on #Wednesday.

#In total, 1,129 deaths were registered in a single day, and 22,459 infections, the institute indicated.

The highest level of daily deaths dated back to last #Wednesday, with 962 deaths. #In total, COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 32,107 people since the start of the pandemic.

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#On #Sunday, the country began its vaccination campaign, as did other #European countries. #Nursing home users, those over 80 and healthcare workers are being the first to receive the #Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

06:02 #Sinopharm, the first #Chinese vaccine to announce its effectiveness: 79%

The #Chinese state pharmaceutical #Sinopharm revealed today that one of its vaccine candidates against COVID-19 has an effectiveness of 79.34% and that it has requested authorization from the authorities of the #Asian country to market it.

#It is the first vaccine of the several #Chinese that have concluded phase 3 of trials that officially announces its effectiveness in the #Asian giant.

The #Beijing #Institute of #Biological #Products – #Sinopharm’s subsidiary with which it develops this vaccine – affirmed that the results of phase 3 tests show that its safety levels are “good”, and that all participants developed high levels of antibodies , although it makes no mention of possible side effects.

05:13 #Iran begins clinical trials of its first vaccine

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#Iran began this #Tuesday “the first phase” of clinical trials of a coronavirus vaccine developed in #Iran, a country hard hit by the pandemic in the #Middle #East, official television announced.

“The first coronavirus vaccine, developed by #Iranian researchers, was unveiled when it was injected into three people,” the public outlet said.

COVID-19 has claimed the lives of about 55,000 people out of more than 1.2 million infected people in #Iran, according to the #Ministry of #Health.

#State television broadcast images #Tuesday showing three people, two men and one woman, receiving injections in the presence of #Health #Minister #Said #Namaki and #Iranian #Vice #President of #Science and #Technology #Sorena #Sattari.

04:04 #Mexico registers 12,099 new infections and 990 deaths

#Mexico reported 12,099 new cases confirmed by COVID-19 on #Tuesday, with which the figure rose to a total of 1,401,529 infections, health authorities reported.

#In addition, in the last 24 hours, 990 deaths were registered due to the pandemic, bringing the number of fatalities to 123,845.

#With these figures, #Mexico remains the fourth country in the world with the most deaths from the pandemic, followed by the #United #States, #Brazil and #India, according to the #Johns #Hopkins #University count.

#In addition, according to this same institution, #Mexico is the thirteenth country in the world in terms of number of infections.

03:28 #Cuba will apply its own vaccines, “#Sovereign” 1 and 2, in six months

#Cuba will be able to inoculate its entire population with its own vaccine against the new coronavirus, in the first half of 2021, said an important #Health manager.

The country is able “to immunize the #Cuban population against the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the first half of 2021,” said #Vicente Vérez #Bencomo, director of the #Finlay #Vaccine #Institute (IFV), quoted on #Tuesday by the newspaper. #Granma officer.

Vérez made the statement before #Cuban #President #Miguel Díaz-Canel during a visit to the IFV, where the two vaccine candidates against COVID-19 are prepared: #Soberana01 and #Soberana02.

The sovereigns have advanced in the clinical trial in an important way, 01 is ending #Phase 1 and 02 is entering #Phase 2, “reported Vérez.

03:00 #New strain spreads throughout the world and #Latin #America reaches 500,000 deaths

The new and worrying variant of coronavirus discovered in the #United #Kingdom was detected this #Tuesday (12/29/2020) for the first time in the #United #States and in #Latin #America, a region that today exceeded 500,000 deaths from the pandemic.

#According to a count based on official reports, as of 9:50 p.m. GMT on #Tuesday, #Latin #America and the #Caribbean added 500,818 deaths from coronavirus, being the second most mourning area in the world after #Europe, which accumulates 559,334 deaths.

The strain discovered in the #United #Kingdom led this #European country to a new daily record of coronavirus cases on #Tuesday and #South #Africa to impose a series of new measures, amid worldwide fears that the end of the year festivities will provoke new spikes of infections.

The #European #Union health agency warned that the new strain carries a high risk of more hospitalizations and deaths, not because the infections are more serious but because it spreads more easily.

02:17 #Kamala #Harris receives vaccination before cameras and urges to trust immunization

US #Vice #President-elect #Kamala #Harris received the COVID-19 vaccine live on television on #Tuesday, urging the public to trust that inoculation process.

#Harris, wearing a preventive mask, received the first of his two injections of the vaccine made by the #American firm #Moderna in front of cameras at the #United #Medical #Center, a clinic located in an area with a significant #African #American population in the capital, #Washington.

The choice of the hospital where #Harris received the vaccine brought to light the plight of the affected local black community.

#Black communities across the country have seen disproportionately high levels of deaths and illnesses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. #This is at a time when surveys have indicated that they are among the most reluctant to get vaccinated.

01:23 #Venezuelan baseball reports second outbreak in one of its clubs

#An outbreak of the new coronavirus forced a second #Venezuelan baseball team, the #Navegantes del #Magallanes, to suspend the games that were scheduled for this #Tuesday and #Wednesday, the league reported.

“The #Board of #Directors of the #Venezuelan #Professional #Baseball #League -LVBP- and the eight teams that make it up are addressing the public opinion to notify the suspension of the #Navegantes del #Magallanes games on #December 29 and 30, after to know the results of the last PCR test of this club, “he said in a statement.

#On #December 20, the league applied the same measure to the #Tigres de #Aragua, differing four of their matches, after reporting an indefinite number of infections.

00:08 #Holland: #Expert criticizes vaccination strategy

A respected scientist in the #Netherlands lashed out at the government’s strategy towards the coronavirus vaccination campaign, denouncing that the country has not been able to start it while other #European nations are already in the process.

#Roel #Coutinho, former director of the #Center for #Infectious #Diseases at the #National #Institute of #Health, said that the #Dutch plan, according to which vaccines will not start until #January 8, is “a shame.”

“#Every week that passes is important,” said the scientist in an interview with the #Nieuwsuur television program.

#Postponing the vaccination campaign means that “the excessive burden on the national health system will continue. #And this affects not only those who have COVID, but many other people, who cannot be admitted to hospitals or who must accept the postponement. of its operations ”, indicated #Coutinho.

gs (efe, afp, ap, reuters)





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