UK sets new record with over 93,000 cases

UK sets new record with over 93,000 cases

In the United Kingdom, 93,045 cases of Covid-19 contamination were identified in 24 hours, a record.

The United Kingdom on Friday recorded a new record for the third consecutive day of Covid-19 contamination, with 93,045 cases reported in 24 hours, according to data from health officials.

A “tidal wave” has been caused by the Omicron version, according to Prime Minister Boris Johnson that raises fears of a health system sinking, condemning the United Kingdom, the country worst-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, to a total of 147,048 Of the dead, 111 were recorded on Friday.

If in England, the British government was satisfied to resume the wearing of masks in most public places (except pubs and restaurants), to encourage teleworking as much as possible and to introduce a health pass for large gatherings. For, in a largely dissatisfied majority of MPs, the Scottish and Welsh local governments have decided to go ahead.

Omicron now dominates

In Scotland, where, according to pro-independence prime minister Nicola Sturgeon, Omicron is now dominant, the population has been called on to stay home as Christmas approaches. “About a week ago I gave a tsunami warning, now it is starting to hit us,” he said on Friday.

Companies are legally required to take “appropriate measures” starting Friday to limit transmission of the virus. Pubs are encouraged to return to table service rather than bar service.

In Wales, Prime Minister Mark Drakeford has ordered nightclubs to close from 27 December.

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Faced with the variant, the United Kingdom has further ramped up its vaccination campaign and has gone ahead with the aim of providing a booster dose to all adults by the end of December.

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