A world record America records one million cases of corona in one day

A world record America records one million cases of corona in one day  The United States recorded one million cases of Covid-19 in one day, a world record, amid an increasing rise in the spread of the omicron mutant.  The United States recorded nearly one million new infections with the Corona virus yesterday, Monday, which is a world record and nearly double the peak of infections witnessed in the country within a day, which reached 505,109 cases just a week ago, which indicates that the highly infectious mutant Omicron is showing no sign slowing down, according to a Reuters tally.  The number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals rose by about 50 percent last week, to now exceed 100,000, which is the first time it has reached this level since the increase in the United States last winter.  In total, the average daily infection rate in the United States during the past week amounted to 486,000, a rate that doubled in seven days, more than any other country.  The number of new infections recorded yesterday reached 978,856, including some cases from Saturday and Sunday, when many states do not report their numbers of injured.  The average daily death toll in the United States remained fairly constant throughout December and into early January, at around 1,300, according to a Reuters tally.

A world record America records one million cases of corona in one day

The United States recorded one million cases of Covid-19 in one day, a world record, amid an increasing rise in the spread of the omicron mutant.

The United States recorded nearly one million new infections with the Corona virus yesterday, Monday, which is a world record and nearly double the peak of infections witnessed in the country within a day, which reached 505,109 cases just a week ago, which indicates that the highly infectious mutant Omicron is showing no sign slowing down, according to a Reuters tally.

The number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals rose by about 50 percent last week, to now exceed 100,000, which is the first time it has reached this level since the increase in the United States last winter.

In total, the average daily infection rate in the United States during the past week amounted to 486,000, a rate that doubled in seven days, more than any other country.

The number of new infections recorded yesterday reached 978,856, including some cases from Saturday and Sunday, when many states do not report their numbers of injured.

The average daily death toll in the United States remained fairly constant throughout December and into early January, at around 1,300, according to a Reuters tally.


The President of the UN Security Council to “Al-Quds Al-Arabi”: We demand that Israel stop taking unilateral measures  The Norwegian Ambassador and President of the UN Security Council for the current month, Mona Juul,the Council is very clear in its demand for Israel to stop taking unilateral measures such as settlements, noting that the Palestinian side He has a responsibility, too, which is to speak with one voice.  The Norwegian presidency of the Security Council will focus on the role of women in peace and security, the protection of civilians and the climate  The Norwegian Ambassador's comments came during a press conference she held on the occasion of her country's assumption of the presidency of the UN Security Council for the month of January, and to discuss the council's work program during this month with the accredited press.  After the President of the Council welcomed the accession of five new countries to the Security Council, namely Brazil, Ghana, Gabon, Albania and the United Arab Emirates, she said that the priorities of the Norwegian presidency of the Security Council during this month will focus on the role of women in peace and security, protection of civilians, climate and security, and then peace and reconciliation.  The ambassador said she will hold meetings this month on women, peace and security, especially their role in peacebuilding and in the defense of human rights, and will invite the presidency to a ministerial-level meeting chaired by Norway's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Anneken Hotfeldt, on January 18. The Norwegian presidency will also focus in this meeting on the role of civil society and its involvement in the process of empowering women.  A session on the protection of civilians, especially children, is scheduled  Norway will also hold a session on the protection of civilians, especially children, and the session will be chaired by the Prime Minister of Norway, Jonas Gehr Store, on the 25th of this month. As for the monthly meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian issue, it will be held on January 19, and the session will be chaired by Foreign Minister Anniken Hautfeldt. She said that her country will host the members of the Security Council in an informal retreat meeting on the 13th and 14th of the month near Oslo to discuss the work of the Council and activate its role in a relaxed atmosphere.  In response to Al-Quds Al-Arabi’s questions in response to its intervention on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the need to take into account not to take unilateral steps that would harm the chances of peace and the two-state solution, and whether the two sides are equal. “Which side is taking unilateral steps, who is building settlements? Who is expropriating the land? Who demolishes Palestinian homes? Who put Gaza under siege all these years? Why do you equate the two? Who occupies whom? Who is violating international law and who is the victim of these violations?” The ambassador replied:  Mona Yull: The visit of members of the Security Council to Israel and Palestine is a wonderful issue, but it is an idea that needs approval from the rest of the members  The possibility of taking an initiative during her presidency of the Council to form a delegation from the Security Council to visit the occupied territories, especially the besieged Gaza Strip, Ms. Yuol said that this is a great idea, but the initiative needs approval from the rest of the members, and she added: Can this be achieved within the next year? It is difficult to guarantee that, but the visit of members of the Security Council to Israel and Palestine is a wonderful matter.”  And about the Oslo Accords, where did they end and the severe damage they caused to the cause of the Palestinian people? The Norwegian ambassador said that reaching this agreement came due to the presence of two courageous leaders who decided to deviate from the fait accompli, as the leadership of the Liberation Organization was in Tunisia, and Israel was facing the children of stones during the first intifada.  Mona Yull: The picture in the world seems bleak, but the members of the Security Council must maintain optimism  She added, "The two leaders thought that it would be best for them to meet around the negotiating table to discuss what can be done, at least gradually, to reach a comprehensive settlement." She said: "It is correct to say that things did not go well, but at least Israel recognized the Palestine Liberation Organization, and then the Palestinian Authority was established in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and it is still there." She added: "Peace needs political will and determination to make concessions and reach solutions resulting from negotiations and compromises. Therefore, there is a need for leaders on both sides who are able to implement these compromises and concessions. The current situation does not indicate that, but we must not despair or surrender."  She said that the council encourages the Libyan parties to agree on the upcoming elections, and confirmed that there is a special meeting for Libya on the 24th of this month to discuss the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya and its work on the humanitarian and political tracks in Libya. She said that the picture in the world seems bleak if we see what is happening in Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen, Mali, Myanmar, Syria and others, but the members of the Security Council must maintain optimism. . There are examples that confirm that conflict resolution through dialogue is possible, but this requires a lot of resources and requires consensus within the Security Council and enabling the envoy of the Secretary-General and peacekeeping forces to carry out the tasks to the fullest, and there is consensus within the Council on many issues, but not all.”


We demand that Israel stop taking unilateral measures

The Norwegian Ambassador and President of the UN Security Council for the current month, Mona Juul,the Council is very clear in its demand for Israel to stop taking unilateral measures such as settlements, noting that the Palestinian side He has a responsibility, too, which is to speak with one voice.

The Norwegian presidency of the Security Council will focus on the role of women in peace and security, the protection of civilians and the climate

The Norwegian Ambassador's comments came during a press conference she held on the occasion of her country's assumption of the presidency of the UN Security Council for the month of January, and to discuss the council's work program during this month with the accredited press.

After the President of the Council welcomed the accession of five new countries to the Security Council, namely Brazil, Ghana, Gabon, Albania and the United Arab Emirates, she said that the priorities of the Norwegian presidency of the Security Council during this month will focus on the role of women in peace and security, protection of civilians, climate and security, and then peace and reconciliation.

The ambassador said she will hold meetings this month on women, peace and security, especially their role in peacebuilding and in the defense of human rights, and will invite the presidency to a ministerial-level meeting chaired by Norway's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Anneken Hotfeldt, on January 18. The Norwegian presidency will also focus in this meeting on the role of civil society and its involvement in the process of empowering women.

A session on the protection of civilians, especially children, is scheduled

Norway will also hold a session on the protection of civilians, especially children, and the session will be chaired by the Prime Minister of Norway, Jonas Gehr Store, on the 25th of this month. As for the monthly meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian issue, it will be held on January 19, and the session will be chaired by Foreign Minister Anniken Hautfeldt. She said that her country will host the members of the Security Council in an informal retreat meeting on the 13th and 14th of the month near Oslo to discuss the work of the Council and activate its role in a relaxed atmosphere.

In response to Al-Quds Al-Arabi’s questions in response to its intervention on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the need to take into account not to take unilateral steps that would harm the chances of peace and the two-state solution, and whether the two sides are equal. “Which side is taking unilateral steps, who is building settlements? Who is expropriating the land? Who demolishes Palestinian homes? Who put Gaza under siege all these years? Why do you equate the two? Who occupies whom? Who is violating international law and who is the victim of these violations?” The ambassador replied:

Mona Yull: The visit of members of the Security Council to Israel and Palestine is a wonderful issue, but it is an idea that needs approval from the rest of the members

The possibility of taking an initiative during her presidency of the Council to form a delegation from the Security Council to visit the occupied territories, especially the besieged Gaza Strip, Ms. Yuol said that this is a great idea, but the initiative needs approval from the rest of the members, and she added: Can this be achieved within the next year? It is difficult to guarantee that, but the visit of members of the Security Council to Israel and Palestine is a wonderful matter.”

And about the Oslo Accords, where did they end and the severe damage they caused to the cause of the Palestinian people? The Norwegian ambassador said that reaching this agreement came due to the presence of two courageous leaders who decided to deviate from the fait accompli, as the leadership of the Liberation Organization was in Tunisia, and Israel was facing the children of stones during the first intifada.

Mona Yull: The picture in the world seems bleak, but the members of the Security Council must maintain optimism

She added, "The two leaders thought that it would be best for them to meet around the negotiating table to discuss what can be done, at least gradually, to reach a comprehensive settlement." She said: "It is correct to say that things did not go well, but at least Israel recognized the Palestine Liberation Organization, and then the Palestinian Authority was established in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and it is still there." She added: "Peace needs political will and determination to make concessions and reach solutions resulting from negotiations and compromises. Therefore, there is a need for leaders on both sides who are able to implement these compromises and concessions. The current situation does not indicate that, but we must not despair or surrender."

She said that the council encourages the Libyan parties to agree on the upcoming elections, and confirmed that there is a special meeting for Libya on the 24th of this month to discuss the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya and its work on the humanitarian and political tracks in Libya.

She said that the picture in the world seems bleak if we see what is happening in Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen, Mali, Myanmar, Syria and others, but the members of the Security Council must maintain optimism. . There are examples that confirm that conflict resolution through dialogue is possible, but this requires a lot of resources and requires consensus within the Security Council and enabling the envoy of the Secretary-General and peacekeeping forces to carry out the tasks to the fullest, and there is consensus within the Council on many issues, but not all.”

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