COVID-19 Daily - August 12, 2021: the number of cases of covid in Finland increases; France donates vaccine doses to Vietnam; England's economy grew in June!
We continue the series of information with and about covid worldwide. August 12 brought list updates to Romania, a record number of new cases of covid in Finland, and France announced it would donate vaccine doses to Vietnam. Let's see the news of COVID-19 from August 11, 2021!
- Finland reported 1 new cases with COVID-19, the highest number of new cases reported in 24 hours. Until now, Finland has been one of the few countries in Europe where the pandemic has not left deep traces in the local economy. However, the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases is attributed to the supporters who participated in the Euro 2020 matches. To date, Finland, a country with 5,5 million people, has registered 109 cases and 983 deaths, and 995 of people are hospitalized.
- The number of COVID-19 cases has also increased in France. For the first time since April 28, France reported more than 30 new cases in one day. The pandemic situation in France deteriorated sharply in July and the first half of August. On June 000, 27 cases were reported, and on August 1816, 12 new cases were reported.
France will send 670 doses of vaccine to Vietnam, according to President Emmanuel Macron, who made the announcement on twitter.
- The UK economy grew by 4.8% between April and June. According to the country's National Bureau of Statistics, British companies have come out of the deadlock.
- The island of Evia has faced devastating fires, which has led to a declining demand from tourists. Hotel bookings fell by 90% in August compared to previous months due to fires. Authorities announce that many local companies will disappear, being crushed by the pandemic crisis and now by the fire crisis.
- Romania has updated the list of epidemiological risk: Turkey on red, Malta and the Netherlands on yellow, Luxembourg on green! (August 12)! Children under the age of 6 or older do not need to be tested for PCR if they return from a yellow or red area! Passengers with the European digital certificate COVID I no longer go through the DSP control from Henri Coandă - Otopeni airport! Cthe EU COVID-19 digital certificate will be the only proof of vaccination / testing recognized at the border crossing, from 13 August.