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11 December 2022 Security News

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COVID-19 Pandemic News

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COVID-19 Pandemic News


  • China shores up medical resources, ramps up vaccination in coping with COVID exit wave Global Times 11 Dec 2022 -- After China released 10 new measures aimed at further optimizing its COVID-19 response, top Chinese epidemiologists predicted this wave of infection will peak within a month. To cope with the possible surging number of caseloads, hospitals nationwide have upped the preparation of ICU beds and medical workers, as well as restructuring hospitals to make sure patients in need get timely treatment, as well as preventing the medical system from being overloaded.
  • Chinese rural areas urged to upgrade ICUs and open fever clinics by December amid Omicron waves Global Times 11 Dec 2022 -- China's top COVID epidemic control group released a working announcement to boost the medical supplies in rural areas by demanding qualified clinics in counties and villages to open fever clinics and operate those clinics 24 hours a day by the end of December as part of the country's efforts in optimizing tiered medical services in preparation for the waves of infection.
  • Chinese mainland reports 2,270 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases People's Daily 11 Dec 2022 -- The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 2,270 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Sunday.
  • Russia

  • Russia reports 7,397 new COVID-19 cases People's Daily 11 Dec 2022 -- Russia registered 7,397 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide tally to 21,658,056, the official monitoring and response center said Saturday.
  • Pakistan

  • Pakistan records 16 new COVID-19 cases People's Daily 11 Dec 2022 -- Pakistan recorded 16 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday.
  • Iran

  • Iran registers another zero COVID-19 death in 24 hours IRNA 11 Dec 2022 -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran stayed unchanged at 144,658 with another zero death day over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Sunday.
  • Taiwan

  • Taiwan reports 14,084 new COVID-19 cases, 38 deaths CNA 11 Dec 2022 -- Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reported 14,084 new COVID-19 infections Sunday, all but 50 of which were domestic cases, and 38 deaths from the disease.
  • North Korea

  • Efficiency of Anti-epidemic Work Improved KCNA 11 Dec 2022 -- Work is intensified in the DPRK to thoroughly implement all the steps taken to ensure the safety of the anti-epidemic environment and improve the efficiency of anti-epidemic work.
  • Other Countries

  • Vietnam reports 408 new COVID-19 cases People's Daily 11 Dec 2022 -- Vietnam recorded 408 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, down 88 from Friday, according to the country's Ministry of Health.
  • Philippines logs 1,158 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths People's Daily 11 Dec 2022 -- The Philippines reported 1,158 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, pushing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 4,047,878.

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