Coronavirus: more than 40,000 dead worldwide
The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on Tuesday, March 31 on a planet that is largely confined.The toll of the epidemic worsened again on Tuesday, with more than 40,000 deaths worldwide, including 12,400 deaths in Italy, and more than 3,000 in the United States.Spain records 812 additional deaths from Covid-19 in twenty-four hours.
The Medicines Agency warns more particularly about self-medication and self-prescription.Plaquenil "potentiates the risk" of heart rhythm disorder "which can lead to a heart attack", she points out.
G20 finance ministers are due to meet on Tuesday to provide a response to this global crisis, which is putting state resources under strain.
In the United States, there is general mobilization: a thousand-bed hospital ship has arrived in New York, the epicenter of the epidemic, to relieve congestion in the megalopolis's hospitals.Provisional hospitals have also been set up in a conference center or in tents pitched in the middle of Central Park.
9:50 p.m.Coronavirus: the government postpones the tax return
The Minister of Public Accounts, Gérald Darmanin, announced on Tuesday that he was postponing the opening of the income statement from April 9 to 20, due to the containment measures taken to fight against the coronavirus epidemic.
7:30 p.m.499 new deaths in 24 hours
3,523 deaths have been observed in hospitals since March 1 and 22,757 people are currently hospitalized in France for a Covid-19 infection, announced Jérôme Salomon, Director General of Health, who specifies that “5,565 serious cases require heavy intensive care.”“ This situation is completely new, ”he adds.
Posted Date: 2021-01-20