16-08-2021 to 20-08-2021

According to the World Health Organization’s weekly report on COVID-19, the Delta and Alpha viruses are most prevalent in most parts of the world, including Myanmar.

Delta, a variant of the coronavirus; Alpha Beta and Gamma. Alpha covers 182 countries in the country. Delta covers 135 regions; Beta covers 132 regions; According to the report, Gamma has spread to 81 areas of the country.


The number of infections per day worldwide has risen to 68 percent since June, according to AFP.

However, around the world, coronavirus vaccines, The death toll has dropped by 20 percent since July, especially in rich countries.

In the Japanese capital, Tokyo, on August 5, three days before the end of the Olympics, a record 5,042 daily infections were reported, and the Japanese government extended the epidemic ban.

President Xi Jinping has announced that China will distribute 2 billion doses of the vaccine to the rest of the world this year, and will provide $ 100 million to Covax, a program designed to distribute vaccines to poor countries, according to state-run CCTV.

In parts of China, including Wuhan, which has a population of 11 million, where the coronavirus was first detected, months after the Coronavirus outbreak was brought under control in China.

In Thailand, for the first time, about 20,000 people were infected daily on August 4, and it rose again on July 5.

The Coronavirus virus killed more than 100,000 people in Indonesia on August 4, bringing the total number of deaths caused by COVID-19 to 4.25 million worldwide.



In Myanmar, the epidemic of the coronavirus Delta and Alpha is on the rise.More than 200 million people were infected with COVID-19 worldwide on Aug. 5, as China pledged to provide 2 billion doses of the vaccine to prevent an outbreak of the highly contagious virus, according to AFP.

The highly contagious Delta virus has exacerbated the epidemic, especially in Thailand and Vietnam. The Asia-Pacific region, where Indonesia and Japan are located, is experiencing record-breaking daily infections, and another lockdown has been imposed in Melbourne, Australia.


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