The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Covid-19 – New Zealand

Auckland health officials reported a positive case of COVID-19 in a 58-year-old man who was unvaccinated–the first locally acquired case in six months. This prompted New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern to put the whole country on lockdown–7 days for Auckland and 3 days for the rest of the country.

Syphilis – Alberta, Canada

Health officials in the province say Alberta has not seen such high levels of syphilis since 1948. With 765 cases reported in the province during the first three months of 2021.

Polio – Uganda

The Ministry of Health has declared Polio a Public Health Emergency in Uganda following confirmation of positive laboratory tests from environmental samples in Kampala. The samples were collected from the sewage plants in Bugolobi and Lbigi which are two of the sentinel environmental surveillance sites in Kampala.

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