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Global Corona Virus Update September 30: Singapore Cases Soar | India Experiences Downward Trend All


KOMPAS.com – The spread of corona virus cases globally is still going on. Even in a number of countries showed an increase.

Citing data Worldometers, the number of corona virus cases was recorded at 234,020,175 as of Thursday (30/9/2021) morning.

The death toll from the SARS-Cov-2 virus reached 4,786,398 people, and those who have recovered are 210,748,638 people.

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Here are the 10 countries with the most cases in the world:

  1. United States: 44,145,017 cases, 713,445 deaths, and 33,578,177 recoveries
  2. India: 33,738,178 cases, 448,090 dead, and 33,006,949 recovered
  3. Brazil: 21,399,546 cases, 596,122 deaths and 20,383,243 recoveries
  4. UK: 7,771,294 cases, 136,525 deaths and 6,292,234 recoveries
  5. Russia: 7,487,138 cases, 206,388 dead and 6,653,941 recovered
  6. Turkey: 7,124,966 cases, 63,838 deaths, and 6,583,789 recoveries
  7. France: 7,008,228 cases, 116,657 dead, 6,761,210 recovered
  8. Iran: 5,572,962 cases, 120,160 dead, and 5,009,673 recovered
  9. Argentina: 5,255,261 cases, 115,130 dead, and 5,116,274 recovered
  10. Spain: 4,956,691 cases, 86,397 deaths, and 4,750,614 recoveries.

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Here are some update Corona virus cases in various countries in the world:

1. Slovenia

Quotes Reuters, Slovenia temporarily suspended the use of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Covid-19 vaccine on Wednesday (29/9/2021).

The suspension came after the death of a young woman.

“The patient had blood clots and bleeding in the brain at the same time, intensive treatment was not successful,” said neurologist at the Ljubljana Hospital Center, Igor Rigler.

The Minister of Health, Janez Poklukar, admitted that he did not know the details of the case.

“I can’t comment, but the conditions have been met to clarify all the circumstances that happened,” he said.

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2. Singapore

KOMPAS.com/ERICSSEN Singaporeans, especially young people, are seen relaxing sitting in the open space of the Star Vista shopping center in Buona Vista, West Singapore, Friday afternoon (17/9/2021). Singapore again announced social restrictions after the daily number of Covid-19 cases broke a record, hitting the highest number since the pandemic on Thursday (23/9/2021).

Singapore’s Ministry of Health on Wednesday (29/9/2021), reported its highest daily case since the start of the pandemic.

The number of new cases reported by Singapore in a day is 2,268 cases.

The number of reported deaths is as many as eight cases.

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The increase in cases occurred after a number of loosening rules. This increase in cases in Singapore then made Singapore stop further opening its country.

Currently, the population of Singaporeans who have been vaccinated has reached 80 percent.

This week Singapore also tightened a number of restrictions such as social gatherings that are limited to two people, and making working from home the standard.

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3. United States of America

A US laboratory study by Merck & Co., which is testing the Covid-19 antiviral drug molnupiravir, suggests the drug is likely to be effective against variants of the coronavirus, including the delta variant.

This was conveyed by the company on Wednesday (29/9/2021).

Jay Grobler, head of Merck’s Department of Infectious Diseases and Vaccines, said molnupiravir does not target the viral spike protein but that the drug is balanced in effectiveness.

Molnupiravir targets viral polymerase, an enzyme the virus needs to make copies of itself.

This drug was created to work by inserting errors in the genetic code of the virus.

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4. Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to a journalist in St Petersburg, Russia, on July 13, 2021. Putin describes Russia and Ukraine as one person, and argues that Ukraine can be stable and successful if it maintains good relations with Russia.SPUTNIK / ALEXEI SIKOLSKY via AP Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to a journalist in St Petersburg, Russia, on July 13, 2021. Putin describes Russia and Ukraine as one person, and argues that Ukraine can be stable and successful if it maintains good relations with Russia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday (29/9/2021) came out of a two-week isolation after a number of people in the presidential circle tested positive for Covid-19.

Quoted from NyTimes, Putin’s return from isolation was marked by a face-to-face meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in the Black Sea of ​​Sochi on Wednesday.

Putin’s spokesman Dmitri S. Peskov said most of the cases that hit the presidential circle were asymptomatic or had only mild symptoms.

The number of infections in Russia on Wednesday showed the highest number of daily deaths.

Namely there were reported as many as 857 new cases of death.

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5. India

India recorded its lowest daily number of cases for six months on Wednesday (29/9/2021).

Earlier on Tuesday (28/9/2021), the country also reported its lowest death toll since mid-March.

India, now continues to show a downward trend in positive cases of the virus.

“This is good news for India. Hospitals will not be overwhelmed, there will be no shortage of medicine,” said Dr Thekkekara Jacob John, a senior virologist in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Please note, India only recorded 179 deaths, a sharp decline from the previous months which even reached 4,000 per day on Tuesday (28/9/2021).

As of Wednesday, the number of reported deaths showed an increase but not as drastic as 378 deaths.

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