Corona news on July 21st: Daily new infections in the US

Corona news on July 21st: Daily new infections in the US

Cycling races in Japan

9.5 p.m.: A bike race in Saitama in Japanese near Tokyo has been canceled for the second time in a row due to increasing corona figures.The organizers announced this a few days before the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.

"We have decided that it is our priority to ensure the security of the population of Saitama, athletes and other participants as well as the fans," it said in a statement by the organizers on Tuesday.Various measures were taken, "but the increasing spread of infections in Japan remains unpredictable".

The criterium de Saitama with stars of the Tour de France usually attracts around 100.000 fans to the region north of Tokyo.The race due to the pandemic was canceled last year.

After positive coronates tests: first failures at the Olympics

9.9 a.m.: The Chilean Taekwondo fighter Fernanda Aguirre and the Dutch skateboarder Candy Jacobs are the first athletes to miss their competitions at the Tokyo Olympics for positive coronates tests.Initially, the National Olympic Committee of Chile had announced two days before the opening ceremony that Aguirre had been tested positively on arrival.It was then announced that the virus was also detected at Jacobs in the Olympic village.

Aguirre, however, has no symptoms and be "good health", as the Chilean NOK said.However, the athlete was put under a ten -day quarantine by the Japanese authorities, it said.Therefore, Aguirre, which showed itself "on social media and showed very sad", cannot take part in the Taekwondo competitions.Your trainer is also in isolation.

Saxony now with the lowest Corona week value nationwide

8th.10 a.m.: Saxony replaced the neighboring country of Saxony-Anhalt on Wednesday as the federal state with the lowest Corona incidence.The Robert Koch Institute reported a seven-day incidence of 2.9 after this value was 3.5 on Tuesday.For Saxony-Anhalt and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, values of 3.0 were recorded on Wednesday.Nationwide, the RKI stated the seven-day incidence with 11.4.

Nationwide, the infection in Dresden is the highest.The state capital is 100 with 7.2 new infections per 100.000 inhabitants in seven days now again under the threshold of 10, which is a prerequisite for the waiver of a mouth-nose protection when shopping.The Erzgebirge district has the lowest weekly value with 0.9.

Nine corona infections: hundreds of flights in China

7.50 a.m.: After the discovery of nine Corona infections among Nanjing Airport, more than 300 flights were canceled in the eastern Chinese city on Wednesday.As early as the day before, more than 100 flights had been canceled, as the authorities reported.There were mass test in four areas near the airport.

Corona-News am 21. Juli: Tägliche Neuinfektionen in den USA verdreifachen sich

If you want to leave the eight million inhabitants, you now have to prove a negative coronate test.The infections were found in routine tests.The employees came to quarantine.Other employees were tested.

Tourism in crisis mode: The flood disaster follows on Corona

7.8 p.m.: Devastated campsites, destroyed holiday homes and hotels, damaged bridges, tracks and streets: The flood disaster in western Germany meets tourism in the affected areas hard."For the hosts who have lost their livelihood after the long Corona Lockdown, it is an absolute disaster," reported Michelle Schwefel, head of the German Ferienhausverband.In particular, the regions in rural areas are urgently dependent on tourism.

"However, the full extent of the flood and the effects on tourism cannot currently be estimated," said Schwefel.It is unclear how many accommodation companies are affected by the flood and how many holidaymakers could currently not start their trip.The Vulkaneifel and the Moselle region are popular holiday destinations.

Buddhist aid organization buys five million vaccine doses for Taiwan

7.3 p.m.: According to its own information, the Buddhist aid organization Tzu Chi (mercy help) buys five million cans of the Biontech/Pfizer vaccine for Taiwan."After successfully signing the contract, all purchased vaccines of the competent authority will be donated to use by the public," writes the humanitarian organization on its Facebook page.Taiwan's government thanked Tzu Chi.According to her own statements, she had tried unsuccessfully to order from Biontech's vaccine and blamed the Chinese government for failure.

RKI reports 2203 new infections, seven-day incidence increases to 11.4

The nationwide seven-day incidence of the Corona new infections has increased again.It is now 11.4, as the Robert Koch Institute announced on Wednesday morning.A week earlier, the value was 7.1.

The seven-day incidence is an essential benchmark for tightening or loosening corona editions.It gives the number of new infections per 100.000 inhabitants within a week.

According to RKI, 2203 Corona new infections and 19 deaths in connection with the virus were registered within 24 hours.A week ago the number of new infections was still 1548th.The total number of Corona attachments recorded in Germany since the beginning of pandemic is 3.748th.613, a total of 91.416 Corona-Tote registered.The number of those recovered by a Corona infection gives the RKI with around 3.642.000 on.

1.5 million children have lost parent or supervisors

04.28th Uhr: Rund 1,1 Millionen Kinder weltweit haben laut einer Studie als Folge der Pandemie mindestens ein Elternteil oder ein für sie sorgendes Großelternteil verloren.This extrapolation applies to the period March 2020 to April 2021, researchers around Seth Flaxman from Imperial College in London report in the specialist journal "The Lancet".If you add more older relatives living in the household, even more than 1.5 million children would have lost a caregiver.

This is an important, previously overlooked consequence of pandemic, writes the US health authority NIH in a statement on the study.The analysis makes it clear that psychosocial and economic support should play a central role in response to this pandemic for these children.As the basis of the study, the researchers used data on the birth rate and the number of deaths from around two dozen countries, which they calculate.

Teachers' association also expects major restrictions in the new school year