Coronavirus updates on Tuesday 12 October
A 22.8 billion hole in the coffers of Italian local authorities left by the pandemic. The EU Committee of Regions sounded the alarm. Meanwhile, countdown to Friday, when the green pass obligation comes into force in the offices with the concern for the control node and the emergency of the many unvaccinated; a Dpcm is prepared. Undersecretary of Health Andrea Costa opens to possible changes to review and possibly reduce the current application of the green pass with the start of the new year if the epidemic data continues to show an improvement trend. The latest bulletin brings the data of the pandemic in Italy to 1,516 new cases and 34 deaths. Here is the map of the contagion in the world.
8.34 – Gb, expert report: first response to the bankruptcy Covid
The handling of the first phase of the pandemic in the UK was one of the worst public health failures: British MPs denounce it in a report. The government’s approach, supported by its scientists, was to try to manage the situation to gain herd immunity, with a delay in the introduction of the first lockdown, which cost lives. The document, drafted by a committee of experts and parliamentarians from all sides and chaired by former Conservative ministers Jeremy Hunt and Greg Clark, found that there were also great achievements, such as the vaccination campaign.
7.45 am – Thailand, stop to quarantine for vaccinated people from 10 countries
Thailand will lift the quarantine requirement for fully Covid-vaccinated travelers from at least 10 low-risk nations – including the UK, China, Germany and the US – from November 1. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha admitted that this decision carries some risk, but a crucial step in reviving the tourism sector that collapsed as a result of the pandemic. Travelers will need to present a negative test and take another on arrival. But the government is ready to tighten again if a spike in infections returns, the head of government warned.
6.02 am – Texas, it is forbidden to force workers to vaccinate
Texas Governor John Abbott issued an executive order Monday to ban any entity, including private companies, from imposing the mandatory vaccine on their employees. No entity in Texas can enforce the receipt of a covid-19 vaccine by any individual, including an employee or consumer, who objects to such vaccination for any reason of personal conscience, religious belief, or reason. doctors, wrote Abbott in his order.
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