Friday 25th of June 2021

Follow Us

Breaking News

Germany's COVID-19 death toll exceeds 75,000

 BERLIN :The COVID-19 death toll in Germany climbed to 75,212 as 248 new deaths were recorded in one day, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) announced on Wednesday.

 

Daily COVID-19 infections continued to rise sharply, with 15,813 new cases registered on Wednesday, almost 2,400 more than one week ago, according to the federal government agency for disease control and prevention.

 

To date, more than 2.69 million COVID-19 infections have been registered in Germany since the outbreak of the pandemic.

 

 

 

 During a press conference on Wednesday, Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed that it's necessary to succeed in "slowing down and reversing the third wave of the pandemic."

 

Merkel had announced on Tuesday that the COVID-19 lockdown in Germany would be extended until at least April 18.

 

The seven-day incidence rate, standing at 108.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants on Wednesday, remained stable compared with the previous day, the RKI noted.

 

Almost three months after the start of the coronavirus vaccination program in Germany, more than 3.5 million people were fully vaccinated as of Tuesday, bringing the country's vaccination rate to 4.2 percent, according to the RKI.

Related Europe News

Armenian PM party wins parliamentary polls

 (FM) - The party of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has gained victory in parliamentary elections defeating his main rival, former president Robert Kocharyan. Pashinyan, who had called for early elections in an effort to defuse political turmoil triggered by last year’s defeat in....

EU and India conducted joint naval exercise in the Gulf of Aden

 (Fast Mail News) - On 18-19 June 2021, the EU and India conducted a joint naval exercise in the Gulf of Aden. The exercise involved Indian Navy frigate INS Trikand, EU NAVFOR Somalia - Operation Atalanta assets, including Italian frigate Carabiniere (Atalanta’s flagship) and Spanish frig....

Denmark to start vaccinating 12 to 15-year-olds against COVID-19

 Children in Denmark between the ages of 12 and 15 will soon be offered the opportunity to be voluntarily vaccinated against COVID-19, "possibly" from this September, Soren Brostrom, director general of the Danish Health Authority, said at a press conference on Thursday.   "....

French prosecutors seek 6-month jail term for ex-president Sarkozy over illegal campaign funding

 PARIS:Prosecutors in France have requested a six-month jail term for former president Nicolas Sarkozy over allegations of illicit financing for his failed 2012 re-election bid. Sarkozy’s conservative party is accused of spending around twice the authorized 22.5 million euros ($27 million....

European delegation in Yemen to advance peace efforts

Aden,YEMEN:A European Union mission arrived in Yemen’s interim capital, Aden, on Saturday to discuss opportunities for peace with the newly formed government.   The visit is the first by a European delegation since the return of the Yemeni government to Aden on Dec. 30 from Saudi Arabia. ....

Links
Contact
Editor :
Jagadananda Pradhan
Email :
fastmailcc@gmail.com
news@fastmail.news
Ph : (+91)6764295999
Contact Us
© 2021 Fast Mail Media Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Developed by : FM Media Pvt Ltd.