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while The third wave of infection is pronounced in Latin America and some economies of the world. Many countries have begun to push for a return to normality. Israel, the United Kingdom and New Zealand are among those who have begun lifting the sanctions. In addition, there is a list of small Pacific islands that never had a virus in their area.
During the first week of March, Israel, which managed to vaccinate 5.34 million people, that is, say half its population, announced the total opening of bars and restaurants, as well as a return to the classroom of students.
HoweverThe increase in mobility independence is accompanied by a series of rules that still prohibit close contact in schools and mass ceremonies. On the other hand, recently the rule requiring Israel to wear masks in public places was lifted.
While the approach is, in general, positive, the rules apply only to those who are within the national arena. For the rest, the country maintains strong border controls and measures to prevent new proliferation of Kovid-19 within its borders.
In this regard, a researcher at Sheba Medical Center in Israel, Drs. Gili Regev-Yocha said that it is highly likely that the country has already acquired herd immunity due to the high number of vaccines supplied and the population contracting the virus. .
However, the director of the infection prevention and control unit of the Sheeba Medical Center, Regev-Youche, stated that “although the country is getting regularized in many ways, no one can talk of complete security. Children are still weak points because they are not vaccinated and it will be a few months until they can be vaccinated.
In Northern Europe, The United Kingdom announced, since the beginning of the year, its plan to restore normalcy, which aims to fully lift sanctions at the end of May this year.
In Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s country, a four-phase plan was drawn up, which began in March with the reopening of schools and which already managed to open bars, hairdressers, non-essential shops and gyms. Has been Similarly, teams with a maximum capacity of 15 people can be placed.
The third phase will resume from May 17 and extend Freedom to meetings of more than 30 people, outdoor shows for 4,000 attendees and large-scale shows with 50% capacity. However, the boundaries will remain closed until the four phases of the plan are completed.
In Europe, Denmark, Finland, Germany and Iceland have relaxed the rules and restarted the plan. Since then, there have been no new cases in Iceland.
Pacific, Australia and New Zealand They have implemented drastic closures and out-of-the-way measures. However, they have made international travel between the two countries more flexible and in the case of Australia, all trips are expected to be enabled for the third quarter of this year.
In New Zealand, where there have been 2,590 infections and 26 deaths since the epidemic began, it has already been announced that there will be no international travel this year, but schools, bars, restaurants and workplaces are already under the new protocol Working normally. Biodiversity.
On the same side of the planet is a list of ten islands that never reported cases of Kovid-19. Palau, Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tavalu, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu closed their borders and isolated themselves from the world to prevent the arrival of the virus.
Taiwan was one of the countries that never closed
According to Domingo Deming Ja, director of the Taipei Commercial Office in Colombia, the Asian Islands has only recorded 1,070 infections of Kovid-19 and 11 deaths from the virus throughout the epidemic. For this reason, the country has not deprived itself to lead a normal life. During these months of social disturbances in the rest of the world, Taiwan has continued to study in person, working in offices, celebrating weddings, filling baseball stadiums, attending concerts and enjoying parties for.