Latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic from Tuesday, June 8, 2021.
Indianapolis — The latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday. including the latest news on vaccinations and testing for COVID-19. in Indiana
Registration for the vaccine for Hoosiers 12 years and older is now open through the Indiana Department of Health. This story will be updated throughout the day with more news about the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Westfield-Washington Schools announced plans for themselves next year. End of the mask order
school board of Westfield-Washington has announced plans for “100 percent school learning for pre-K to grade 12 for the 2021-22 academic year.”
The district also said Masks are voluntary in all schools and district buildings. As of July 1, masks will remain in effect on school district buses.
New Superintendent Dr Paul Kaiser said: “Since I have rounds all over the district Obviously our teachers and staff are doing a great job with the punches and adapting to all the latest commands.” “We are fortunate that we are at the point where this experience unwinds and operates. began to become more familiar It is recommended that students, staff, teachers and administrators do what is convenient for them. As long as you follow all the guidelines set out.”
CDC drops travel alerts in more than 100 countries and territories
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lowered the travel alert level this week for more than 110 countries and destinations. It happened as many parts of the world were constantly vaccinating their populations. It saw the end closer to the toughest part of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As reported by Reuters on Tuesday. The new ratings include 61 countries whose travel warning levels have dropped below the agency’s maximum warning level. which is level “4”
The CDC said 50 other countries and territories were downgraded to “Level 2” or “Level 1”, according to Reuters. Countries including Albania, Iceland, Israel, Belize and Singapore were categorized as travel risk. lowest Switzerland, Ukraine, Turkey, Honduras, France, Philippines, South Africa, Mexico, Italy, Hungary and Canada are all in the “Level 3” risk category.
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State reports 12K vaccinations, 10 more deaths
The Indiana Department of Health reported that another 12,568 Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday morning. The state has registered a total of 5,297,222 doses of vaccine, with 2,602,304 people vaccinated.
The ISDH also reported 302 new positive tests for the virus. Along with 10 other deaths that occurred June 4-6, Indiana has lost 13,278 COVID-19 cases.
The new cases bring the total number of Indiana states to 747,447, now known to have the coronavirus.
City Council Vote Ends Mandate of Masks in Marion County
The city council has approved a proposal to end masks in Marion County for fully vaccinated people.
The proposal follows the latest recommendations of Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Dr. Virginia Caine, director of the Marion County Department of Public Health.
This measure, approved by a vote of 19-5, will now be sent to the mayor’s office for signature.
The approval means that fully vaccinated Hoosiers will no longer be required to wear masks in Marion County unless required by a business or facility. Masks are still required for everyone while in hospitals and in public transport. This includes Indianapolis International Airport.
Ken said the county hopes to get 50 percent of the vaccine by July 4. The department is putting $100 million to vaccinate medically disadvantaged communities in the county. Ken added.
Additional mobile vaccination clinics are planned this week.
Mobile vaccination clinics are planned according to the following schedule this week:
June 9-12 (9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.);
Pentecostal Temple Church of God and Christ
2722 Wabash St., Michigan City, IN 46360
Second Missionary Baptist Church
819 N. Apperson Way, Kokomo, IN 46901
717 W. 21st St., Connersville, IN 47331
9, 11 and 12 June (9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.):
815 E. 60th St., Anderson, IN 46013
June 10-11 (10.00-18.00):
Center Lake Pavilion
119 E. Canal St., Warsaw, IN 46580
June 10-11 (9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.):
Goshen Secondary School
401 Lincolnway East, Goshen, IN 46526
June 11-12 (4pm to 10pm):
Harrison County Fair
341 S. Capitol Ave., Corydon, IN 47112
India’s daily coronavirus cases drop below 100,000 after 2 months
India’s daily coronavirus infections drop below 100,000 for the first time in more than two months. Due to the overall slowdown, some states relax restrictions.
86,498 added cases in the last 24 hours That brought India’s total to 29 million on Tuesday, behind the United States, which had more than 33 million. The health ministry also reported 2,123 additional deaths in the past 24 hours. Bringing the total death toll to 351,309, the two bodies are believed to be insignificant.
India reported more than 400,000 daily infections in May. But the number of new infections and deaths has declined across the country since then.
The recession has caused some states to relax restrictions on commercial activities to boost consumption. However, many states have extended lockdowns and are reluctant to reopen.
meanwhile The federal government will control the procurement of vaccines from states. and making sure vaccines are distributed free of charge to all Indian adults. India’s vaccination suffers with delays and shortages. Less than 5% of the population is fully vaccinated.
Spain opens borders to cruise tourists
Spain is kicking off the summer travel season by leaps and bounds by welcoming immunized visitors from most countries. Including European tourists who were able to prove they had not contracted the coronavirus. The port was also reopened to halt cruise ships on Monday.
Unvaccinated travelers from 27 EU countries can now enter Spain. With the recent negative results of the antigen test, which is cheaper and faster than the PCR test, Spain continues to ban non-essential travelers from Brazil, India and South Africa. The different types of virus are the main cause of concern. Tourism is the main industry that in 2019 accounted for more than 12% of Spain’s GDP.
latest usa world numbers
Johns Hopkins University says there were more than 33.37 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States as of 4:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, with more than 597,900 deaths in the United States.
Worldwide, there are more than 173.6 million confirmed coronavirus cases, with more than 3.73 million deaths. More than 2.1 billion doses of vaccine have been received worldwide.
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According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The actual number of infections worldwide is likely to be much higher, possibly 10 times higher than in the United States. due to test limitations and the large number of unreported or unknown mild cases
for most people The coronavirus causes mild to moderate symptoms for some people, especially the elderly and people with health problems. May exacerbate illnesses such as pneumonia or death.