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[global epidemic tracking] the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the United States has exceeded 7 million * the border ban period between Mexico and the United States has been extended again.
Sep 21,2020 10:25CST
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[global epidemic tracking] Global cumulative confirmed cases exceeded 31.21 million * cumulative confirmed cases in the United States exceeded 7 million * Border ban period between Mexico and the United States was extended again * US officials said there was a lack of money to produce and distribute novel coronavirus vaccine * the health minister of the United Arab Emirates was vaccinated against novel coronavirus of China * England experts say Britain is at a critical moment of novel coronavirus pandemic * Israel implements "city closure" nationwide * The epidemic brings the third crisis to New York * the number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Korea has dropped to double digits in a single day * the number of COVID-19 cases in Argentina has exceeded 620000.
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SMM9 March 21:

The latest situation of the global epidemic:

[the latest trend of the global epidemic: the cumulative total number of confirmed cases worldwide has exceeded 31.21 million] according to Worldometers world real-time statistics, as of 07:31 on September 21, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide exceeded 31.21 million, reaching 31218129, and the cumulative number of deaths exceeded 964000, reaching 964727. COVID-19 of the United States has the largest number of confirmed cases in the world, exceeding 7 million, reaching 7000896, and the cumulative number of deaths has exceeded 204000, reaching 204115.

[the latest epidemic situation in the United States: the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the United States has exceeded 7 million] Worldometers world real-time statistics show that as of 07:31 on 21 September, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States exceeded 7 million, reaching 7000896, and the cumulative number of deaths exceeded 204000, reaching 204115.

[the border ban between Mexico and the United States affected by the epidemic has been extended by another month to 21 October] on 18 September local time, the Mexican Foreign Minister announced that affected by the novel coronavirus epidemic, Mexico and the United States, after consultations, decided to extend the closure period at the border land ports of the two countries for another month to 23:59 on 21 October.

[us officials say there is a lack of money to produce and distribute novel coronavirus vaccine] Bob, assistant secretary for preparedness and response of the US Department of Health and Human Services, recently warned that US public health agencies still lack sufficient funds to meet their goal of providing vaccines for all Americans, and US $20 billion is needed to achieve the production of 300m doses of vaccine, according to ABC (ABC). CDC director Redfield also said that another $5.5 billion to $6 billion is needed to distribute vaccines across the country, and the CDC does not currently have sufficient funds and resources, including infrastructure to transport and store vaccines.

[UAE Health Minister vaccinated China novel coronavirus Vaccine] according to the UAE National Daily, UAE Minister of Health and Prevention Aboulrahamane Ovis was vaccinated against novel coronavirus, developed by China, on Sept. 19, local time. Four days ago, because the experiment proved to be safe and effective, the United Arab Emirates urgently approved the use of China's novel coronavirus vaccine, which was targeted at front-line health care workers. Ovis said that through the vaccine, efforts are made to provide safety measures for front-line heroes to avoid risks.

[England's chief medical officer says Britain is at a critical moment of novel coronavirus's pandemic] according to Sky News local time on the evening of September 20, Professor Chris Whitty, chief medical officer of England, warned in a statement that the novel coronavirus infection rate in the UK is "going in the wrong direction" and the UK is at a "critical moment" of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

[the Israeli epidemic rebounded sharply and the whole country implemented a "city closure". Recently, the Israeli epidemic has rebounded significantly, and the number of new confirmed cases has increased sharply. On the same day, the Israeli Prime Minister's Office and the Ministry of Health issued a joint statement announcing that the nationwide "city closure" measures would come into effect at 14:00. This is the second time that Israel has implemented this measure after the nationwide "city closure" was implemented from March to May this year.

Nordic Union Bank: both the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve have basically signalled that they intend to continue to ease, which in effect means that they will force investors further away from the risk curve. If the Fed and the ECB manage to ease further, the main winners will be emerging markets.

China

National Health Commission: 12 new confirmed cases were reported yesterday, all of which were imported from abroad (3 in Guangdong, 2 in Inner Mongolia, 2 in Shanghai, 2 in Yunnan, 2 in Shaanxi and 1 in Fujian). There were no new deaths and no new suspected cases.

America

[the epidemic brings a third crisis to New York] after the epidemic and the suspension of economic activities, New York and New York City in the United States ushered in the third kind of crisis triggered by COVID-19-bankruptcy. According to a report on the website of Le Monde on September 15, junior and high school students in Albany, New York, did not return to school, but continued to take online classes. This is due to the financial impact of the epidemic. On Sept. 8, Albany voted to fire 222 teachers and school staff, forcing the school to abandon face-to-face teaching. The reason is that Andrew Cuomo, the governor of new York, decided to cut teaching subsidies by 20%.

Korea

[new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Korea drop to double digits in a single day] according to the announcement of South Korea's Central epidemic Prevention measures headquarters on the 20th, from 00:00 on the 19th to 00:00 on the 20th local time, 82 new cases were confirmed by novel coronavirus in South Korea. This is the first time that the number of new cases in a single day in more than a month has fallen below 100 since the epidemic rebounded in South Korea on August 14. Since mid-August, the epidemic situation in South Korea has been obviously repeated, with more than 100 new cases every day, and more than 400 new cases in a single day in late August. Since then, the government has implemented the second-stage policy of maintaining social distance throughout the country, and implemented enhanced epidemic prevention measures in the capital circle, and the rapid spread of the epidemic has been brought under control.

South Korean Prime Minister Ding Shijun: the prescribed level of social alienation should be maintained at the second level.

Other regions

[an outbreak of a nursing home in Poland infected more than 100 people novel coronavirus] recently, an outbreak of novel coronavirus infection broke out in a nursing home in Yanjieyuv, a small town in Opolai province in southwestern Poland. A total of 82 of the 85 elderly residents in the nursing home tested positive, only one was negative, and two had blurry results and needed to be tested again, the Opolai provincial government said in a social media announcement on Sept. 20. In addition, another 24 nursing home staff were also diagnosed with novel coronavirus.

[latest outbreak in Victoria, Australia] the state of Victoria in Australia has reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 and 2 new deaths in the past 24 hours.

[the latest epidemic in India: the number of confirmed cases in COVID-19, India has reached 5.41 million, and the death toll has risen to 86000.] according to Worldometers real-time statistics, as of 00:55 on September 21, novel coronavirus, India, had 5.41 million confirmed cases, an increase of 20451 to 5418681, and an increase of 152 to 86926 deaths.

[the latest epidemic in Brazil: the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil has reached 4.53 million, and the death toll has risen to 130000.] according to Worldometers real-time statistics, as of 00:54 on September 21, novel coronavirus in Brazil had confirmed 4.53 million cases, an increase of 3192 to 4531539, and an increase of 112 to 136677 deaths.

[the latest epidemic report in Peru: COVID-19 in Peru has 760000 confirmed cases and 31000 deaths.] according to Worldometers real-time statistics, as of 00:53 on September 21, novel coronavirus in Peru had confirmed 760000 cases, 762865 cases and 31369 deaths.

[more than 300000 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Turkey] according to the official website of the Turkish Ministry of Health on the 19th, 97416 people in Turkey were tested by novel coronavirus on the same day, and 1538 tested positive. So far, a total of 301348 cases have been confirmed in Turkey, 68 new deaths, a total of 7445 deaths, and a total cure of 266117 cases on the same day. Recently, the number of new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Turkey has increased. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on the 18th that unfortunately the Turkish people did not pay enough attention to the government warning and may further tighten the relevant policy.

[the case of COVID-19 in Argentina broke through 620000 inland provinces and the epidemic continues to intensify] on the 19th local time, the Ministry of Health of Argentina reported that 9276 new cases confirmed by COVID-19 had been confirmed in the country within 24 hours, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases to 622934. There were 143 new deaths and a total of 12799 deaths. At the same time, a total of 478077 patients were cured. Argentine Deputy Minister of Health Vizotti said that recently, the increasing number of cases in Buenos Aires province, the worst-hit province in the country, has slowed down, and the rate of critically ill patients in the capital, Buenos Aires, has also continued to decrease. However, the number of new cases in 10 inland provinces is still growing rapidly.

National response measures and related impacts

[UK tests the efficacy of inhaled administration of two novel coronavirus vaccines] A team led by researchers at Imperial College will conduct a clinical trial to verify the effectiveness of novel coronavirus vaccine by spraying it into the respiratory tract, according to the official website of Imperial College. They said that by exploring other delivery methods and targets, it is expected to speed up the research and development of an effective novel coronavirus vaccine.

The (NZIER): New Zealand Monetary Policy Shadow Committee, an economic research association of New Zealand, believes that the Fed of New Zealand should prefer quantitative easing to negative interest rates.

Italian Finance Minister Guardieri: Italy's GDP is expected to decline in 2020.

Hungarian Finance Minister: in an optimistic scenario, if the novel coronavirus vaccine is obtained in the second quarter of 2021, the economy may grow by 4% and 5%.

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