Boris Johnson’s government “reserves the power to take stricter measures” if the British population does not comply with the tightened restrictions in the face of the rebound of coronavirus infections. Prime Minister Tory said so in a televised message to the nation in which he drew “common sense” from his compatriots and recalled that he was “reluctant” to intervene on individual freedoms, but that he now deems it necessary to act to avoid more serious consequences. He then confirmed that the measures are binding, with more police checks and higher fines, and that the government is ready “if necessary” to use the military in backup tasks to allow officers to focus more on surveillance of the measures. anti-Covid. Boris Johnson described the current pandemic as “the most serious crisis the world is facing in my entire life”. While he spoke of hopes from research on a vaccine, adding however that “we are not there yet”. In the last 24 hours, almost 5,000 new infections have been ascertained (highest since May 7) and 37 deaths (the highest number since July 14). Measures similar to those announced by the British Tory premier for England, albeit with some minor differences compared to previous months, have meanwhile been announced simultaneously for Scotland and Wales by the heads of the local governments of Edinburgh and Cardiff, the independentist Nicola Sturgeon and Labor Mark Drakeford: competent in the matter in their respective territories by virtue of the devolution granted to the nations of the Kingdom.
Trump: “We are destroying the Chinavirus”
“We are destroying the virus”: the US president, Donald Trump, assured him during his rally in Pennsylvania, again attacking China. “Don’t call it coronavirus; it’s the Chinavirus. Corona, the crown sounds like an Italian citizen or something. It’s Chinavirus,” the president said speaking to supporters not spaced apart, many of whom were not wearing masks. Trump mocked his Democratic rival in the November presidential election, Joe Biden. “She always wears a face mask. All that plastic surgery money to cover her with a face mask,” added Trump. The president then commented on the 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus in the US and said it could have been worse: “I think it’s a shame, but if we didn’t manage it right you would have 2.5 million deaths”, he said. said, quoted by The Hill.
Argentina, 470 deaths in 24 hours: it’s a record
Argentina has recorded 12,027 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, for a total of 622,934 infections. Also recorded 470 deaths related to the disease, the highest number since the beginning of the epidemic. The total number of victims rises to 13,952.