October 22, 2021

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Thursday 10 December Pandemic Update

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UK, cases have halved since October peak

UK Infection Survey figures based on swab tests data from up to five days ago

New cases of in the UK are continuing to fall

Scotland and Wales have plateaued.

Cases, + 20,497 day

Last week, cases, + 29,311

Six weeks ago, cases, + 42,000

UK R value is 0.8

England, 0.8

Wales, 1.0

Scotland, 1.0 (40,000 infections)

England, daily new cases are continuing to decrease in every region

Daily new cases continue to fall in over 60s group

Official data


CDC trends (Thursday, 10th December)


Thanksgiving surge, peak next week

Cases, + 217,046 + 211,027 (220,000) = 15,142,845

Increase in cases in last 7 days = 10.4%

Official US hospitalizations



California, high hospitalization rate

Current hospitalizations, 106,688 (20,992)

Ventilated, 7,624

Deaths, + 3,140 = 280,454

State department, 200 guests

Approves Pfizer vaccine




Saudi Arabia


UK starts mass inoculations

Caution shot

A new warning of side effects

Another issue for US regulators to consider

It’s a setback for PM Boris Johnson

Canada undaunted

US rollout

FedEx, East

Ups, West

Population allocation

Every package chipped

2020, 40 million doses

End of January, 50 million doses

Mr. Biden, 100 million shots in first 100 days

FDA Oxford vaccine

Full data middle of next year with a long follow up

300 million on order

New York City Department of Health, 1954

Walter Winchell, inactivated polio virus by Jonas Salk, may be a killer

Elvis publicly received the vaccine, 1956

Next year, 900 thousand New Yorkers vaccinated

New cases started to drop

World leaders

Netanyahu, (71) agreed public vaccination

Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Dubai (71) last month, photographed receiving China vaccine

Vladimir Putin, daughter

Joe Biden, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, all pledged

President Trump

Boris Johnson


Intensive care beds, Stockholm, 99% full

Five to seven beds available out of 160 on Wednesday

Stockholm, hospitalised, 814, up from 748 last Friday

Sweden has never imposed a nationwide lockdown

South Africa

Second wave

Surge of infections, aged between 15 and 19

Cape Town night club, university in Nelson Mandela Bay

Crowded parties, end of school year, drinking

Zimbabwe and Kenya, also increases



Cases, + 23,679

Angela Merkel asks for more acceptance of measures


Cases, + 14,500

Prime Minister Jean Castex, relaxation of lockdown measures today
but not as fast as planned


Cases, + 5,848

Extended state of emergency until 23 December


Schools and most shops to be closed for at least three weeks from 21 December

Source: Dr. John Campbell

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