The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia announced a joint statement against China. The cooperation of the three countries in the India-Pacific region under the name AUKUS was announced at midnight by Joe Biden, Boris Johnson and Scott Morrison.
The alliance is expected to diversify the balance of power internationally as the three superpowers work together in key areas such as technology, cyberspace and submarine systems with the primary goal of halting China's growing global momentum.
In fact, Australia will have to cancel a giant order of conventional submarines from France, amounting to tens of billions of euros, while as announced immediately after the new agreement, it will seek the development of eight nuclear submarines. Paris blamed her for lack of coherence.
Strong reactions from China as well. "The United States, Britain and Australia need to shake off their Cold War mentality and ideological bias," the embassy said in Washington.
Dead is a woman who was found at night by firefighters during firefighting on an elevated ground floor in Agios Dimitrios, Attica. The men of the Fire Brigade located her in the kitchen without her senses while a little later she was transported to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead. According to the fire department, the woman was 40 to 45 years old and lived alone on the ground floor. The causes of the fire are being investigated.
Stabilization of the coronavirus cases seems to have brought the many tests, as according to the positivity index the percentage is only 1,3%. However, the epidemiological picture of the country is not uniform, as Attica presents a better picture, while areas of the territory and especially of northern Greece show an increase in cases and positivity.
Mini lockdown is already applied in several areas, while Kavala, Imathia, Pieria and Pella are expected to join the same regime, as they switched to the "red" of the epidemiological map.
2.422 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours in the country, 543 in Attica and 317 in Thessaloniki. The intubated patients reached 364. 37 people ended up.
"It is possible that 50.000 children will be infected in the coming months," Pulmonology professor Nikos Tzanakis told MEGA. I do not want to scare anyone, he added, but parents should know these numbers ", said Mr. Tzanakis.
"The vaccine protects children, we do not know the side effects of the disease at older ages. "Mass vaccination will reduce the viral load," said Microbiology professor Alkis Vatopoulos. He even stressed that mRNA vaccines have fewer side effects, almost zero.
The Ministry of Health is studying a plan to increase pediatric beds, in case more children fall ill and need treatment in the public and private sectors, according to Minister Thanos Plevris.
"With a mess in schools and a fortified NSS, Mr. Mitsotakis is an accelerator of the pandemic", comments SYRIZA.
Until Friday, students can get free self-tests from pharmacies, in order to meet the control needs throughout September.
A 66-year-old man was arrested for professional fraud while dozens of convictions were pending against him.
In six different ways, depending on the supply, interested parties and existing beneficiaries can contact OPEC. Details on the site of our station www.athina984.gr.
Good weather today in Attica with further rise in temperature. Winds variable up to 4 Beaufort. Temperature in Athens up to 33 degrees Celsius. 20 points at the moment in Technopolis, here in Gazi.