Portugal replaced Germany as the country chairing the Council of the European Union, Euronews reports.
According to the World Health Organization, the number of people infected with coronavirus infection in the world is more than 84.47 million, of which more than 1.85 million people have died (as of 17:47 CET on 5 January 2021 ). Over the past day, 541 811 new cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the world, 8 696 patients have died.
An international round table dedicated to strategies of key factors of Central Asian geopolitics was held at the Institute for Central Asian Studies.
Schools will be closed in the UK from today, people are allowed to leave the house only for shopping or to play sports, Dunyo news agency reported.
According to the World Health Organization, the number of people infected with coronavirus infection in the world is more than 83.32 million, of which more than 1.83 million people have died (as of 3 January 2021).
The number of new cases of coronavirus infection detected per day in the UK made up 51,300, which was the highest figure since the beginning of the pandemic. This is evidenced by data published on Tuesday on the government information website, TASSreported.
The Japanese government decided to introduce a temporary ban on entry into the country for citizens of all countries and regions of the world.
The Ministry of Health of Turkey announced that air passengers arriving in Turkey from abroad from 30 December must have a valid certificate of passing the COVID-19 test using the SARS-COV-2 PCR method, made no later than 72 hours at the time of crossing the state border of Turkey, the press service of Uzbekistan Airways reported.
On 23 December, under the chairmanship of Vladimir Putin, a joint meeting of the State Council and the Council for Strategic Development and National Projects was held, at which the Unified Plan to achieve Russia’s national goals until 2030 was considered, the tasks for the implementation of national projects were adjusted, new criteria for assessing the work of governors discussed.
The international organization Oxfam published a report "Shelter from the Storm", in which it analyzed the effectiveness of social protection measures during a pandemic in 126 countries.