President Trump has signed a coronavirus relief and spending package after threatening to derail the bill by calling for changes after it had passed Congress. On Christmas Eve, House Democrats sought to follow Trump's lead and pursue larger direct payments by unanimous consent, while House Republicans attempted to revisit the foreign aid section of the omnibus bill.
Chile received the first 10,000 doses of a 10-million order of Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine on Thursday, with inoculations of health workers due to begin immediately. The British government has ordered 100 million doses of the AstraZeneca-partnered vaccine, with around 40 million available by the end of March. "It would be bad, so we were given a lucky break with this one", he added.
Provincial health officials also report that the first two people confirmed with the variant strain - a couple in Durham Region, just east of Toronto - had indeed been in contact with a recent traveller from the UK. The province has reported more than 2,000 cases 13 days in a row, including 2,005 new cases on Sunday and 2,142 new positive tests on Saturday. As of Saturday, Canada has had almost 541,000 COVID-19 cases, with more than 14,700 fatalities due to the virus, according to data ...
The Canadian cases, identified in a couple in southern Ontario with no known travel history, exposure or high-risk contact, came as the province went into a lockdown on Saturday. On Dec. 20, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a restriction on flights from the U.K.to Canada in an effort to prevent the new variant from coming to Canada.
But preliminary numbers suggest that the United States is on track to see more than 3.2 million deaths this year, or at least 400,000 more than in 2019. Anderson is chief of the Mortality Statistics Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, at the CDC. The U.S. coronavirus epidemic has been a big driver of deaths this year, both directly and indirectly.
It is known to our readers that a few crew members of his Annaatthe were tested positive for COVID-19 disrupting the shoot. Rajinikanth is not displaying any coronavirus symptom and is now 'haemodynamically stable'. "He will be investigated and monitored closely in hospital till his blood pressure settles down before he can be discharged". Rajinikanth's daughter is with him in the hospital.