14,233 new cases (new national record) and 243 new deaths in Colombia
Worsening as Colombia has entered the winter (Colombia is in the north hemisphere even though it is a South American country.
14,046 new cases (new national record) and 411 new deaths in South Africa
A new strain of the 支那武漢肺炎病毒 is creating a new peak.
tokyo +888 new record
A separate variant of the virus is causing concern as it spreads in South Africa. At least five nations — Germany, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and Turkey — have barred travelers coming from South Africa.
Sweden blocked travel from Denmark after reports that the British variant had been detected there. And Saudi Arabia went even further, suspending all international air travel into the kingdom for at least a week.