The number of confirmed coronavirus cases globally has topped 25 million,according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. The Government said41,499 people had died in the UK within 28 days of testing positive forCovid-19 as of Thursday, an increase of nine on the day before.
Masks do not need to be worn during "vigorous intensity physical activity," the WHO has said. The WHO, or the World Health Organization, made updated guidelines, citing new research. The research says wearing masks can have negative effects, reports Business Insider. The WHO said other prevention measures, like distancing and ventilation, need to be in place. This includes indoor exercise venues or these venues should temporarily close.
The United Kingdom government on December 02 authorised Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, to be made available across the country from next week. In November, Pfizer and BioNTech announced that their vaccine had 95 per cent efficacy, according to the final trial data. COVID-19 outbreak was declared as a pandemic on 11 March 2020 by the World Health Organization (WHO).
China issued their first warnings about the Coronavirus on 31 December 2020 to the World Health Organization. At the time, the virus had 27 known cases and no deaths —but has since changed the course..
Credit: euronews (in English) Duration: 05:00Published