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Interfor International – Covid-19 Update – October 23

Interfor’s Covid-19 Updates – October 23

Latest numbers (as of 9am est):

Total Reported Cases: 42,935,034 (8,664,356 in United States)

Total Deaths: 1,144,306(228,423 in United States) 

NOTEWORTHY DEVELOPMENTS 

United States

  • The United States registered over 73,000 new coronavirus cases in one day for the first time since July. 
  • 14 states have reported a record number of Covid-19 cases in the past few days. 
  • The FDA has approved Remdesivir, by Gilead, as a Covid-19 treatment.

International  

  • Western European countries including France, the UK, Spain, and Italy begin to impose strict mitigation measures as Covid-19 cases surge. 
  • Ireland reimposed a national lockdown, the first in Europe, set to last 6 weeks. 
  • Germany reported over 11,000 new cases for two days in a row. 
  • Poland is considering a border closure. 
  • The spread of coronavirus appears to be receding in India for the first time since the pandemic began.
  • Wikipedia and the W.H.O have joined forces to combat Covid-19 misinformation. 

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