MILAN – Italy recorded 39,811 confirmed coronavirus infections daily on Saturday.
That number topped with 37,809 on Friday. In Lombardy, a quarter of the coronavirus tests were positive with a total of nearly 11,500 daily.
Lombardy is one of four designated “red zones”, with partial lockdown effect since Friday.
Hospital admissions continued to grow, with another 1,104 people hospitalized on Saturday and another 119 being admitted to intensive care.
There are over 862,000 total confirmed cases in Italy. Nationwide death toll increased by 425 people with a total of 41,063 confirmed, the sixth highest in the world.
THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VIRUS Outside RABREAK:
– Biden won the White House, vowing to have a new direction for the divided America
Italy hit a record 39,800 daily coronavirus infections
Germany reports daily records of more than 23,000 virus cases
– North Dakota, South Dakota had the worst viral deaths per capita
Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows diagnosed with coronavirus
– Books? Hairdresser? Europeans are divided in terms of key fundamentals
– Track AP’s coronavirus pandemic coverage at https://apnews.com/hub/virus-outbreak and https://apnews.com/UndilitiestheOutbreak
THIS IS WHAT HAPPENING:
NEW DELHI – India reported 50,356 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, while cases in New Delhi surpassed 7,000 on Saturday.
The country has seen an overall steady decline in active cases after hitting nearly 100,000 cases per day in mid-September.
The government warns that the situation could be worsened by people concentrating in markets for festival shopping and high levels of air pollution in the capital.
India’s confirmed cases exceed 8.4 million, the second highest in the world after the United States. The Health Department reported 577 deaths on Saturday, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths to be 125,562.
OMAHA, Neb. Nebraska reported a record 2,681 coronavirus infections and a record 748 people in hospitals.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the seven-day average of daily new cases in Nebraska has increased over the past two weeks from 836 on October 23 to 1,408 on Friday.
The state’s coronavirus infection rate is the seventh highest nationally.
The Nebraska Department of Corrections Services said 9 staff were tested positive, bringing a total of 225 employees to be confirmed.
Nebraska has a total of 80,693 confirmed cases. Bang added 27 deaths on Friday, bringing the total to 701.
ATHENS, Greece – Health authorities have registered 2,556 new coronavirus infections and a record 34 deaths on Saturday.
Greece has fallen into national closeout for the second time after the recent spike in number of cases.
All retail stores except those selling essential goods such as food, medicine and fuel were closed. Domestic tourism is severely restricted.
Greece has a total of 54,809 confirmed cases and 749 deaths.
HONOLULU – Hawaii public health officials reported 122 cases of coronavirus infection and no deaths on Friday.
On October 22, Oahu switched to a less restrictive Level 2 in Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s four-level economic recovery plan and had to stay there for at least four weeks.
To transition to Tier 3, Oahu must maintain a seven-day average of 49 or less cases and an average seven-day positive rate of 2.49% or less for two weeks.
Seven-day averages hit 73 cases on Friday, with a positive rate for Oahu of 3%.
Hawaii’s total was 15,691 confirmed cases and 219 deaths.
BALTIMORE – The US set a record with more than 126,400 confirmed cases in just one day on Friday.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the seven-day rotating average of new daily cases in the US for the first time reaches 100,000.
The total number of cases in the United States since the beginning of the pandemic is close to 10 million, and globally confirmed cases are close to 50 million.
The number of infections worldwide is also setting a record. The world reaches 400,000 confirmed cases daily on October 15; 500,000 on October 26 and 600,000 on Friday.
The seven-day average daily mortality in the United States has increased over the past two weeks from 772 on October 23 to 911 on Friday. These numbers are higher in spring and August.
The number of deaths globally hit a daily record with 11,024 confirmed deaths on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s chief of staff, Mark Meadows, has been diagnosed with coronavirus as the country makes a daily record of confirmed pandemic cases.
Two senior government officials confirmed Meadows had tested positive for the virus that killed more than 236,000 Americans so far this year. Meadows accompanied Trump during his preparations for Election Day and made his final public appearance early Wednesday morning without a mask when Trump erroneously declared victory in the tally.
He was once one of Trump’s close aides when the president encountered the virus more than a month ago.
The number of coronavirus infections in the US has increased by more than 50% in the past two weeks, the seven-day average for daily new cases increased from 61,166 on October 22 to 94,625 on Thursday, according to a data analysis. of AP from John Hopkins University.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The Malaysian government said it would extend its travel restrictions to most parts of the country after coronavirus infections tripled in a month. Another 1,168 new cases were reported on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 39,357 – compared with just 13,993 a month ago. The death toll was 282.
Senior Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the entire Malaysian peninsula, with the exception of the three states, will be placed under the order of conditional movement control from Monday to December 6. He said the move would help limit inhibits viral spread and allows targeted screening.
The restrictions were in place since October 14 in Kuala Lumpur, the administrative capital of Putrajaya and the richest state of Selangor.
TEHRAN, Iran – Iran reported 9,460 cases of coronavirus infection, breaking a record a day earlier earlier this week.
The Health Ministry recorded 423 deaths on Saturday, pushing the confirmed death toll at 37,832, the highest in the Middle East.
Iran has seen an increase in infections recently as the government resists centralization locking to save the economy affected by sanctions. However, authorities recently tightened travel restrictions and introduced a travel ban and forced masking when hospitals in the capital, Tehran, were hit hard by almost a large number of patients. .
Iran Medical Council announced on Saturday that 300 medical personnel have died from the virus.
BANGKOK – Health authorities in Thailand on Saturday confirmed a new case of local coronavirus transmission, one of the few discovered in recent months.
The Department of Disease Control identified the new case as a 37-year-old Indian man working as a waiter in the southern province of Krabi. It said he had a positive result for the disease when he applied on Wednesday for his work permit extension.
Krabi is a province on the Andaman Sea and is often loved by tourists, although Thailand has been completely closed to foreign tourists from early April until last month.
The health agency said it had confirmed 12 new cases of coronavirus infection, including the Indian man. Two were from France, the United Arab Emirates, the United States and Myanmar, and one was from Mexico, Switzerland and the Netherlands. All people coming from abroad must be quarantined for 14 days.
Thailand has confirmed a total of 3,830 coronavirus infections and 60 deaths since January.
BERLIN – The German Center for Disease Control is reporting a daily record of 23,300 coronavirus infections.
The Robert Koch Institute said the number surpassed the record 21,506 cases set a day earlier, the first time the country registered more than 20,000 cases per day.
It reported 130 deaths, a figure that tends to increase but is much lower than the peak of 315 deaths reported a day in April.
Germany has imposed significant new restrictions to prevent the health system from being overloaded. The four-week partial shutdown goes into effect on Monday, with bars, restaurants, sports and entertainment facilities closed and new contact restrictions in place. Shops and schools remain open.
Germany has recorded 642,488 coronavirus infections and 11,226 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
MOSCOW – Russia reports coronavirus deaths have exceeded 30,000.
The national coronavirus task force said 364 people died on Friday, bringing the total to 30,251 since the pandemic began.
It says 20,396 new infections have been recorded, down slightly from Thursday’s record 20,582. Overall, about 1.75 million people in Russia have been infected with the virus.
AUSTIN, Texas – A Texas district judge on Friday agreed to the order of El Paso County’s top elected official to close businesses while the region struggled with an alarming rise in schools. COVID-19.
El Paso’s decision from Judge Bill Moody of the 34 District Court of El Paso comes as federal medical forces are deployed to the border area at the request of the state.
The county’s top elected official, Judge Ricardo Samaniego of El Paso County, ordered a two-week halt of unnecessary activities last weekend.
In making his decision, Moody pointed out that during the Spanish flu pandemic of the early 20th century, elected city and county officials had the right to react because they “deemed it necessary to protect health. health and financial benefit of their individual community. “
Chris Hilton, an attorney for the Texas attorney general’s office, said the state would appeal. Attorney General Ken Paxton has argued that the Samaniego order is illegal because it goes against Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s order to reopen statewide businesses.
Meanwhile, the Air Force’s three medical teams are expected to arrive in El Paso by the weekend, according to Seth Christensen, communications and communications director for the Texas Department of Emergency Management.
El Paso joined a list of 10 other cities, including Houston, San Antonio and many communities in the Rio Grande Valley area, to receive aid from the Department of Defense at the request of Texas officials, Christensen said.