//Pandemic, Global surge

Pandemic, Global surge

Canada
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html

United States

https:/covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#trends_dailytrendscases

https://covidtracking.com

https://covidtracking.com/data

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/national/coronavirus-us-cases-deaths/?itid=lk_inline_manual_5

Cases, + 193,857 + 22,324,541

Up 8.3% in past 7 days

Testing, + 1,897,059

Up 5.1% in past 7 days

National positivity, 13%

Hospitalizations, 129,748 (23,494) (7,781)

Deaths, 367,393

Vaccinations

First does, 8,987,000

Second dose, 344,000 (0.11%)

All vaccine supplies to be released

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2021/01/12/trump-covid-vaccine-second-shot/

Trump administration to urge states to provide shots to anyone 65 and older

Not holding back 50%

Available doses, 40 million

Greenhouse gas emissions down 10% in 2020

UK

https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk

Cases, + 46,169 = 3,118,518

Last 7 days, 404,955 (up 5.5%)

Testing, + 619,941

Last 7 days, 3,403,714 (up 32%)

Hospitalised, + 4,193 = 32,294

Last 7 days, 26,836 (up 34%)

Deaths, + 529 = 81,960

Last 7 days, 6,485 (up 50%)

UK death certificate deaths, 93,030

Tracker app data

https://covid.joinzoe.com/data#levels-over-time

UK Excess deaths

https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/bulletins/deathsregisteredweeklyinenglandandwalesprovisional/weekending1january2021

England, deaths for 2020 = 575,407

Five year average = 503,730

Excess deaths above 5 year average = 71,677

UK deaths for 2020 = 697, 000

Excess deaths, 91,000

Up 15%

Ireland

Highest per capita prevalence

42 out of 92 tests positive for 2020 12 variant

May ask people previous infections to wait

Karina Butler, National Immunization Advisory Committee

There is a suggestion coming out that if you have had Covid you might be fairly well protected for six months

Protection lasting for 8 months

Sweden

https://www.government.se/articles/2020/04/strategy-in-response-to-the-covid-19-pandemic/

https://www.government.se/government-policy/the-governments-work-in-response-to-the-virus-responsible-for-covid-19/

Vaccine tracking

https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/covid-vaccine-tracker-global-distribution/