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The coronavirus pandemic has reached a total of 72.85 Millions of infections accumulated around the world, according to the balance of this Tuesday from Johns Hopkins University, one of the main organizations in charge of monitoring the disease globally. The total death toll by covid-19 around the planet is at 1,621,159 and there is already 41.2 million of healed people.

U.S has registered in recent weeks the worst case data of the entire pandemic and this Tuesday has added more than 193,000 positives and 144,000 deaths in 24 hours, which exceeds 16.5 million infected people, also leading the classification by number deaths, with 300,479 fatalities.

India, the second worst hit country in the world, continues with the downward trend in the rate of infections. So far it has more than 9.9 million cases and accumulates 143,709 deaths.

Brazil it remains in third position of this classification that is configured from the data of 191 countries and territories with cases of coronavirus. The South American giant has registered more than 6.9 million cases and 181,835 deaths.

In the case of Russia, it counts 2.65 million positive and 46,846 deaths, while France, ranked fifth, has so far registered 2.43 million infections and 58,391 deaths.

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09:30 – In Mexico There are already 114,000 deaths from coronavirus that have been registered in the country. In the last 24 hours, the Mexican Ministry of Health has confirmed 5,930 new positives for coronavirus, as well as 345 new deaths.

The Mexican vaccination strategy will start "around December 22", with 125,000 doses of the 250,000 agreed, although the Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, recalled that the vaccine does not end the pandemic "One day to another".

09:28 – South Korea, which last week warned of the risk of collapse of its health system due to the increase in coronavirus cases, has suffered a slight increase in infections and is close to 900 a day.

The South Korean Agency for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed this Tuesday 880 cases of coronavirus, which is a slight increase compared to the previous day's figure, but still far from the more than a thousand on Sunday and the 950 on Saturday.

Coronavirus test in Seoul. (EFE)

09:26 – Germany, Europe's model country during the first months of the pandemic, is sinking before the second wave of the coronavirus. The latest infection figures confirm a widespread sensation in the country. Between the end of November and the first two weeks of December, there have been more than 20,000 and even more than 30,000 daily cases, the highest numbers recorded during the crisis in Germany.

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09:13 Germany has lowered the daily balance by registering 14,432 new infections of covid-19 in the last 24 hours, while the number of fatalities has reached 500, the third highest in the entire pandemic.

Germany registers another 14,432 cases in 24 hours and 500 deaths, the third highest figure


09:02 – The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, confirmed this Monday that he will approve a provisional measure to allocate some 20,000 million reais (about 3,200 million euros) for the purchase of vaccines against covid-19, although he has once again questioned their reliability, wondering how often the country will have to pay for them.

Bolsonaro confirms that he will spend 3,200 M euros on the anticovid vaccines that he rejects

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08:45 – He Central government and the Community of Madrid They meet this Tuesday, at 4:30 p.m., within the framework of the Covid-19 Group to address the possibility of conducting a coronavirus test in pharmacies, which the regional executive has been requesting for more than two months.

At the beginning of October, both the President of the Community, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, and the Minister of Health, Enrique Ruiz Escudero, requested the Government to allow the pharmacy network to carry out antigen tests and function as well as complementary points to the already established.

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08:30 – A week before the Christmas holidays, infections have rebounded in several communities, which can lead to reconsider some restrictions while vaccination plans are being prepared for the beginning of January, according to the government's forecast, which warns that the immunity generated by the vaccine begins after the second dose and it is not advisable to relax the precautions before.

The Ministry of Health has counted 21,309 new positives of coronavirus since last Friday, bringing the total number of infections to 1,751,884, and the cumulative incidence has risen by four points to 193.65 cases per 100,000 in the last 14 days, while the number of deaths amounts to 48,013 after 389 new deaths.

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