The crackdown had already been reintroduced in recent weeks in several cities such as Birmingham, Bolton or Leicester and the Municipalities of Newcastle and Sunderland, as well as in the areas of Northumberland, North and South Tyneside, Gateshead and County Durham, where Among other things, there are stricter restrictions on social contacts and on the opening hours of pubs and public places.
Israel, according to lockdown The Israeli government has approved the restrictions imposed on the second national lockdown due to the increase in coronavirus cases. The new measures come into effect on Friday, at the same time as the start of the Rosh Hashana holiday, the Jewish New Year, and will last 3 weeks. People must stay within one kilometer of their home except for work, health and shopping reasons.
In India over 5 million infections India recorded 96,424 new cases for a total of over 5.21 million infections and 84,372 victims, of which 1,174 confirmed in the last 24 hours. According to forecasts, India could exceed the record of overall cases currently held by the US within a few weeks. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a new call for people to use face masks and respect social distancing as the government has come up with plans to run large congregations planned for Hindu festival season starting next month.
Situation to be monitored also in Brazil, where 829 deaths and 36,303 new infections were recorded in the last 24 hours. The total number of confirmed cases in the South American country thus rose to 4,455,386, while the total number of victims since the beginning of the pandemic reached 134,935. The lethality rate of the virus remained steady at 3%, while the mortality rate rose slightly, rising to 64.2 people per 100 thousand inhabitants.