Month: April 2021

Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of April 30, 2021 at 6:15pm EST.

India sets a new global record as the country reports 402,110 new infections in the last 24-hours. This is the highest single-day increase since the onset of the pandemic. The devastating surge in cases has overwhelmed the country’s healthcare system and the death toll continues to rise. Since yesterday, the number of Covid-related deaths increased by 3,522, bringing India’s total fatalities to 211,835.


Turning point in vaccines administration, no more age limits

Breakthrough in the administration of vaccines: all people over the age of 18 will be able to book an appointment to be immunized against Covid-19 by May 24th through the portal of the province. Health Minister Christine Elliott announced it at a conference yesterday.

News that has been long-awaited and that has come unexpectedly. The eligible age for using the provincial reservation system will drop to 55+ tomorrow, 50+ in the week of May 3, 40+ in the week of May 10, 30+ by the week of May 17 to 18 years old by the week of May 24. “Starting next week, Ontario residents will begin to receive a higher supply of vaccines from the federal government. (more…)