Coronavirus (COVID-19): There are more than 3 million corona identified worldwide. Meanwhile, France and Spain have unveiled strategies to prevent the spread of the deadly virus. The news agency AFP reports that while various countries are looking for a way out of the shutdown, US President Donald Trump is blaming China.
He says China could have stopped the flu at its source to stem the tide. He also indicated that the United States would seek compensation from China. More than 209,000 people worldwide have died from the Covidavirus Covid-19 infection, a quarter of whom are U.S. citizens.
Speaking about the virus that spread from the Chinese city of Wuhan in December, Trump said, “We are not happy with China– we believe it could have been stopped at the source. It could have been stopped quickly and it would not have spread all over the world. ”
The figure of 3 million probably reflects only a fraction of the actual number of infections, as many countries are testing only in the most severe cases, the AFP report said.
According to an editorial in a German newspaper, Germany has demanded $ 175 billion in compensation from China for the virus. Informing Trump, he said, “The United States will take its own course in blaming China. We are talking about more money than Germany has demanded. We have not been able to determine the final number yet.
Lockdown conditions in some parts of the United States have begun to ease. However, health experts are criticizing this. But some people are happy with it.
The Corona epidemic first appeared in Italy in Europe
Italy announced a lockdown seven weeks ago to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Now that the number of infections and deaths has come down, the government is going to relax the existing strict lockdown. On Monday, April 27, the Italian prime minister announced his plans to ease the lockdown.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the sanctions would be relaxed from May 4. A limited number of people will be allowed to visit their relatives. Outside of China, Europe became the epicenter of the Corona epidemic. The Corona epidemic first appeared in Italy in Europe.
European another country Spain has also begun to relax its lockdown. Spain has allowed children and teenagers to leave their homes since Sunday. Infections and deaths are also declining in this country. Spain will provide more details on easing the lockdown on Tuesday.
Citizens of France are also beginning to return to normal life from their captivity. The country will ease the lockdown from May 11.
Switzerland is easing the lockdown in three steps. In the first phase, emergency workers including medical professionals have returned to work. The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson has said that the UK is now at the highest risk of contracting the virus. He urged the people not to be impatient with the lockdown.
For the first time since recovering from Covid-19 on Monday, Boris Johnson addressed the public outside Government House No. 10 Downing Street. “We are in the midst of a tidal wave,” he said.
Boris Johnson was hospitalized with corona.
Johnson had to stay in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for several days due to shortness of breath. He left the hospital a few days ago and went home. He returned to his official residence on Sunday night. He joined the charge on Monday. Addressing the people there, Boris said the lockdown would not be relaxed any time soon. Details of any changes will be made in the coming days. However, some of the suspended National Health Service (NHS) services are being re-launched. Such as cancer services.
According to an analysis by Harvard researchers and the health news agency Stat, there is not enough testing in the United States to consider the issue of lockdown relaxation. But Trump said Monday that the test is being extended further. Soon institutions including schools will be opened.
Although the lockdown has been relaxed in Germany since last week, many are protesting the crackdown in some cases. The use of masks has been made mandatory on public transport and most stores in Germany since Monday, April 20. “It’s warm, slippery, you can’t breathe well, but if it’s to prevent infection, I’ll use it,” said Emil, a passenger on the Berlin train.