131 countries have become on the list that the United States advises its citizens not to “travel to”, after the US State Department added 100 countries, including Britain, Canada, France, Mexico, and Germany, as they fall within the “fourth level” in terms of the spread of the Covid-19 virus, which is a high level. Extremely.
On Monday, the State Department said that it “will increase the number of countries that fall under the highest degree of warning it has, to include about 80% of the countries of the world,” relying more on current assessments from US health officials.
As of April 20, that list contained 34 countries out of about 200. But it now includes 131 countries.
The White House announced, on Wednesday, that the United States will achieve this week the goal set by Joe Biden to give 200 million doses of vaccines against the Covid-19 virus in the first 100 days of his presidency.
The United States is the country’s worst affected, after the death toll from Covid-19 exceeded 568 thousand, with 31.8 million infections.
The virus has killed more than three million people around the world since the WHO office in China reported the outbreak of the disease at the end of December 2019, and the number of infections exceeded 143 million.
A large vaccination center opens its doors on Saturday in the Disneyland theme park near Paris, 30 km east of the French capital, which has been temporarily closed due to the pandemic since October 30.
The total number of injuries in France has reached more than 5.4 million, including more than 100,000 deaths.