increase in new coronavirus infections in United Kingdom It sets off the alarm of the British government after a disastrous Monday in epidemiological matters. In the last 24 hours, The country’s health authorities have confirmed a total of 23,510 positive cases and 146 deaths related to the virus, the highest figure recorded since March this year..
However, serious cases of virus and hospitalization in the ICU system British colony has decreased significantly, the virus incidence rate remains high and, since last March, 64 percent increase in infections, while deaths also increased by 25 percent.
This uninterrupted growth of the virus in United Kingdom It is registered in a moment of national opening up and de-escalation of restrictions, with trade open at 100% and the population freely in circulation.
Experts blame the new variant of the delta coronavirus for this massive increase in daily cases, since the new mutation is 50% more contagious than other virus lineages, Already present in 99% of new positive cases Great Britain.
However, as viruses and delta strains pass through the region, the government United Kingdom It is engaged in its national vaccination campaign against the pandemic, having already supplied about 87 million doses of vaccine sera. Currently, 69% of the British population has received at least one application of the vaccine, while 58% of the British have already completed the vaccination programme.
Since the advent of the pandemic United KingdomThe National Health Service of the European Islands has confirmed a total of 6,146,488 coronavirus infections and 130,813 deaths from the disease. However, a parallel bulletin from the Ministry of National Statistics shows that there have actually been 155,000 deaths related to the pandemic.
According to the world ranking done by Johns Hopkins University, after the United States, India, Brazil, Russia and France, Great Britain It is the sixth country in the world most affected by the pandemic and the second in the whole of Europe.
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