Ontario will cancel vaccination certificates as the number of hospitalized patients in Japan exceeds 500,000 for the first time

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China News Service, Beijing, February 15The number of confirmed cases in the world rose by 1,655,116 to 4105,5868 as of 18:32 GMT On Monday (1:32 GMT on Monday), according to the latest data from the Who website.The number of deaths rose by 8,654 to 5,810,880.Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, will remove proof of vaccination against COVID-19 from March 1, Premier Doug Ford announced at a press conference on Monday.”Ontario’s excellent response to the Omicron strain has allowed us to quickly implement the reopening plan,” he said.Starting February 17, the number of people at social gatherings in the province can be increased to 50 people indoors and 100 outside.Other indoor venues, such as restaurants and conferences, will also be further relaxed.The number of people allowed to attend sports meetings and concerts has also increased to 50 percent.The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency authorization for use of a monoclonal antibody drug used to treat infection with the Omicron strain of the virus.Bebtelovimab, developed by Eli Lilly and Co., is licensed to treat adults with mild to moderate disease and adolescents who meet certain conditions. It cannot be used in patients who have been hospitalized or who require oxygen therapy.The monoclonal antibody, which is administered intravenously, reduces the risk of hospitalisation and death from Novel Coronavirus infection by acting on spikes found on the surface of the Novel Coronavirus, the agency said in a statement.The results showed that the drug showed neutralizing activity against omicron strain and its subtype variant strain BA.2.But side effects such as itching and vomiting can also occur.A total of 77,808,188 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 920,621 deaths have been reported in the United States as of 18:00PM EASTERN Time on Monday, according to Johns Hopkins University.In the past 24 hours, there have been 73,120 confirmed cases and 981 deaths in the United States.According to the official website of the Brazilian Ministry of Health, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil reached 27,538,503 as of 5:00 PM Monday, an increase of 58,540 from the previous day.A total of 638,835 deaths were reported, 473 more than the previous day.According to the latest data released by the National Association for the Registration of Natural Persons in Brazil, 144,341 deaths were recorded in January 2022, an increase of 5% over the same period last year, as a result of the widespread spread of the Omicron strain.It was also the deadliest month in Brazil since 2003.Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall and wife of Prince Charles, has tested positive for coronavirus, the Royal Family said on Tuesday.Camilla is currently in self-quarantine.On February 10, Prince Charles, 73, tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, his second confirmed infection since March 2020.Camilla, 74, has recently attended a series of events with Charles, according to reports.Italy’s health minister recently signed a decree that from February 15, all public or private employees aged 50 and over must show proof of vaccination or rehabilitation to enter the workplace.The decree, which applies to Italian citizens, foreign immigrants and freelancers, will remain in effect until at least June 15.Violators will be fined accordingly.According to Japanese media, the Number of novel coronavirus patients hospitalized at home in Japan has reached 543,045 as of midnight local time on Tuesday, a new record high, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare said On Monday.This is the first time that the number of COVID-19 patients in Japan has exceeded 500,000.The omicron strain continues to spread in Japan, the report said.In Japan, the number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized at home surged by more than 100,000 in the week after February 2.The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency reported on Monday that 54,619 new COVID-19 cases were reported in South Korea on The previous day.It was the fifth day in a row that South Korea has recorded more than 50,000 new cases in a single day.South Korea’s health ministry has warned that the number of newly confirmed cases could reach 170,000 by the end of February.The National Institute of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, a think tank, estimates that, on current trends, 360,000 new cases will be reported in a single day in early March.The number of patients treated at home with mild or asymptomatic COVID-19 reached a new high of 232,000 as of midnight on Monday.The Philippines Health Department reported Tuesday that 2,730 new cases were confirmed, the lowest daily increase this year.The Philippines’ inter-agency Working Group on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has approved a recommendation to maintain the level 2 epidemic prevention alert in metropolitan Manila (NCR) until the end of February, acting presidential spokesman Nograles said.According to the African Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Cook Islands has reached 1,041,815 and 244,440 deaths as of Monday.According to the Washington Post on Thursday, Prime Minister Mark Brown of the Cook Islands said in a recent briefing that the first case of COVID-19 has been found in the Cook Islands.It is also the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Cook Islands.(Chinanews.com)