According to the World Health Organization, the number of people infected with coronavirus infection in the world is more than 96.87 million, of which more than 2.1 million have died. Over the past day, 600,790 new cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the world, 15,846 patients have died.
In 2020, against the background of the coronavirus pandemic, passenger traffic in air transport decreased by 60 percent. This was reported by experts from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Last year, 1.8 billion people flew. For comparison, in 2019 this figure was 4.5 billion.
President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed a decree on the appointment of Askar Mamin as Prime Minister of the country.
According to the World Health Organization, the number of people infected with coronavirus infection in the world is more than 89 million 48 thousand, of which more than 1 million 930 thousand people have died (as of 19:21 CET on 11 January 2021 ). Over the past day, 660,993 new cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the world, 11,061 patients have died.
The Central Election Commission of Kyrgyzstan reported that Sadyr Japarov is leading in the first round of the presidential elections after counting 98% of ballots, RIA Novosti reports.
According to Xinhua correspondents abroad, the world media write that the recent riots in the American Capitol, which was stormed by supporters of Donald Trump, reflected the serious polarization of American society, increased mistrust between its various groups and exposed political problems. systems of the United States.
The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, today launched the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021 (IYFV) with an appeal to improve healthy and sustainable food production through innovation and technology and to reduce food loss and waste.
A record 68 thousand cases of coronavirus infection and 1.3 thousand deaths were recorded in Great Britain per day, authorities say.
Brazilian ultra-right President Jair Bolsonaro explained the termination of state subsidies to fight poverty by the fact that the country is "ruined" and he cannot do anything about the crisis due to the "press-inflated" coronavirus.
The negative impact of COVID-19 on the US economy is expected to be serious. While mass vaccinations indicate the end of the pandemic itself, it does not provide immunity from long-term economic damage to the country. The source of the coming economic downturn is unlikely to come as a surprise. Despite remarkable breakthroughs in vaccines, therapies and treatment protocols, the second wave is far worse than the first in terms of infection, hospitalization, and mortality.