The number of US states on Chicago’s travel advisory topped 40, with most of the country experiencing high levels of Covid-19 transmission. Colorado, Maryland, Nebraska and South Dakota were added to the list on Tuesday, bringing the total number of states on the city’s notice to 43.

UK government advisers should recommend Third doses of Covid-19 vaccines for immunocompromised people from September as part of a “targeted” recall program, which will then be rolled out to elderly patients. Those over 70 who are not clinically vulnerable will have to wait longer for recalls, as guidance for this group is unlikely to be issued anytime soon.

The UK’s ‘targeted’ recall program was recommended to launch in September © Getty Images

New home sales in the United States increased for the first time in four months. Sales of new single-family homes increased 1% in July the previous month at an annualized rate of 708,000, the census bureau said Tuesday. This exceeded expectations for 700,000, according to a Reuters survey of economists.

Just one more a third of the South African workforce was unemployed in the second quarter, according to data released Tuesday that illustrated the struggles of Africa’s most industrialized economy to shake off the impact of the pandemic. Official unemployment reached 34.4% in the three months to the end of June, the highest since the start of the unemployment survey and against 32.6% in the first quarter, or around 7.8 million people in total.

The Scottish government has unveiled plans for a independent inquiry led by a judge into the management of the coronavirus pandemic which he said would start work before the end of this year. The strategy is likely to increase pressure on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to present his currently proposed spring 2022 statutory investigation plan.

Gennova Biopharmaceuticals moves closer to development India’s first messenger RNA-based Covid-19 vaccine, while infections in this South Asian country are declining. India found the drugmaker’s mRNA vaccine to be “safe, tolerable and immunogenic” after an initial trial, a government statement said on Tuesday.

Iran’s daily deaths from Covid-19 topped 700 for the first time on Tuesday as Public anger over vaccine shortage escalates. The health ministry said on Tuesday that 709 coronavirus patients had died in the past 24 hours, after another record on Sunday, when 684 people died. The number of confirmed cases has risen to 40,623, one of the highest since the start of the pandemic.

A pedestrian wearing a mask returns home during rush hour in Tehran, where insufficient vaccine deployment sparks public anger
A pedestrian wearing a mask returns home during rush hour in Tehran, where insufficient vaccine deployment sparks public anger © AFP via Getty Images

Greece cracked down on the unvaccinated, who will face restrictions and testing, after figures show nine out of 10 hospitalized patients with Covid-19 have not yet received a vaccine. Workers in the private and public sectors, who have not been vaccinated or have recently recovered, will be required from September 13 to undergo one or two antigen tests per week at their own expense, Health Minister Vasilis said. Kikilias.