COVID-19 Update Brazil –
Brazil’s Total COVID-19 Cases Cross 6 million mark
Brazil’s COVID-19 cases continue to increase as the pandemic continues to spread worldwide. As of November 22, 2020 Brazil has recorded a total of 6,071,401 cases, 169,197 related deaths and 5,432,505 persons have recovered.
The Government of Brazil has maintained a continuous effort to guarantee health care to the population, in partnership with states and municipalities, since the beginning of the pandemic. The goal is to take care of everyone’s health and save lives, in addition to promoting and preventing the health of the population.
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COVID-19 Update India:
India’s COVID-19 Cases Cross 9 million
As at November 22, 2020, India’s coronavirus cases now stand at an alarming 9,140,312 with 133,773 deaths reported. India is the country with second highest number of cases after the USA.
Previously, on October 06, 2020 the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued Standard Operating Procedures on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 during festivities. The document outlines various generic precautionary measures to be adopted in addition to specific measures to be taken at locations to prevent spread of COVID-19 during festivities carded for the period October to November, 2020.
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COVID-19 Update: USA
USA total COVID-19 Cases Crosses 12 million
The USA has officially crossed 12 million total COVID-19 cases. It currently has 12,588,661 COVID-19 cases and a total of 262,696 confirmed deaths. With 4,873,425 active cases the USA still ranks as the highest in the world as at November 22, 2020.
On October 05, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated guidelines on How COVID-19 Spreads. It includes information about the potential for airborne spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.
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Coronavirus Update Caribbean-
Here is an update on how the health ministries of Jamaica, Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba, Barbados, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda and Dominican Republic have taken steps to ensure maximum protection from the Coronavirus:
COVID-19 in Jamaica:
Jamaica COVID-19 Cases Cross 10 Thousand
As of November 22, 2020 Jamaica has confirmed a total of 10,284 COVID-19 cases. This is the country with highest number of cases in the English-Speaking Caribbean. Presently there are 4,541 active cases and a total of 238 persons have died.
Jamaica reopened its borders to international travel on June 15, 2020 with the following provisions for persons who wished to be tested voluntarily.
Passengers are going through temperature checks and a process of sensitization. Both visitors and staff who display temperatures higher than 100.3 degrees Fahrenheit and/or flu-like symptoms will be flagged by airport, hotel, attraction, and transportation staff for secondary health checks in designated spaces, which may be referred for review to the Ministry of Health and Wellness.
Based on their health status and risk assessment by a public-health officer, Jamaicans seeking to re-enter would still be subjected to a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
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