Deadly coronavirus COVID-19, which appeared in China last year and quickly spread around the world, continues to claim thousands of lives. The largest number of people contracted the virus and died in the Western countries. According to one of the projections, a pandemic of mers after the peak in the West will begin to spread in India, Africa, will affect Indonesia and Nigeria.
A number of European countries are preparing or have already eased restrictions. In particular, in the Czech Republic canceled a nationwide quarantine that was imposed in mid-March. People can again freely move around the country and to travel abroad. Allowed to gather in groups of 10 people. April 27 will open shops with an area less than 2500 meters, also located in shopping malls. Opens fitness centers and zoos. Will resume teaching in universities.
Ukraine presented a plan for a phased exit from quarantine – opening to visit parks and the beginning of work of the enterprises of sphere of services. Developed five stages. The main criterion – a significant reduction in the number of cases. In addition, plan to introduce mass testing for Covid-19, the so-called ELISA test showing the presence of immunity to the disease. “Apostrophe” is following everything that is happening in Ukraine and in the world April 25.
08:28 US President Donald trump has signed the law, which stands 484 billion dollars in aid in response to the crisis due to the coronavirus.
The aid package includes $321 billion on the program of lending to small businesses and $60 billion for extra lending to small businesses. Another $75 billion will go to the hospitals. Also $25 billion will go to increased testing for coronavirus.
07:56 the Scientists stopped the study drug, chloroquine against malaria, which is considered a potential drug in the fight against COVID-19, after he had caused the death of 20 people.
In patients who started taking the drug later was diagnosed with arrhythmia and overall mortality in these patients has increased to 28%. Moreover, among people who refused to take the drug, mortality was 11%. Chloroquine may also cause abnormal heart rhythms and increased heart rate.
07:35 In the Dnipropetrovsk region in the late evening confirmed 17 new cases of infection, only region – 241. COVID-19 was confirmed in 7 of the inhabitants of the Dnieper, 4 – Kryvyi Rih and apostolivs’kyi district. One patient found in the Dnieper and Piatihatka areas.
07:18 France bans the online sale of products from the nicotine and restricted their sale to pharmacies after researchers have suggested that nicotine may contribute to protection against coronavirus. The purpose of the ban is to not let people consume too much nicotine in the hope to protect yourself from coronavirus, and also to protect the people who need it.
The theory that nicotine may play a role in blocking the virus needs to be checked at Paris in the course of clinical trials.
06:55 , the Israeli Government approved a further easing since April 26, the quarantine measures imposed because of the pandemic coronavirus. Allowed trade in takeaway restaurants, the work of hairdressing and beauty salons, shops opening except for those in covered shopping centres. This is the second stage of weakening of quarantine. The first began on 19 April.
Simultaneously with the easing of quarantine measures for business policy enhanced penalties for no mask. The government has ordered the police to fine for leaving the house without a mask, without any warning. The mask must wear and children as young as seven years.
06:00 as of this time, the total number of deaths in the world from the infection is 195 920 people (the statistics in real time you can follow the link).
Most of the deaths recorded in the United States is 51, 017, Italy – 25 of 969 people in Spain – 22 524, France – 22 278 and the UK – 19 566. In China in General – 4 636, last 7 days, no change.
Just world 2 790 986 infected.
The countries with the most rapid spread of the coronavirus are the USA (890 524), Spain (764 219), Italy (192 994), France (159 495), Germany (154 545) United Kingdom (144 635) and Turkey (104 912).