Good news from the UK: There were no Covid deaths in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland yesterday. Only four victims in Wales. Significant declines in infections, deaths and hospitalizations allow the country to proceed on a gradual path of reopening, which has been confirmed.
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Yesterday for the first time in almost a year no covid deaths recorded in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Four victims in Wales. There is good news from the UK, which seems to have almost defeated the coronavirus pandemic. The country is about to return to normalcy thanks to the long lockdown and anti-covid vaccines. Across the UK, the alert level has been reduced from 4 to 3. The significant drop in infections, deaths and hospitalizations for Covid gives the country an opportunity to move forward not only. gradual road to reopening, who have been confirmed, but “leave it to personal judgment” from next Monday in England the possibility of hugging each other again. So it will be possible to make close contact with family and friends while eliminating social distancing.
New reopening in the UK from 17 May
However, Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains cautious and calls for “use of common sense”, especially with regard to vulnerable people or people who have not yet been vaccinated against Covid and have avoided contact with strangers and public places. Recommended to stay away. The premier also recalled indications from scientists about outdoor meetings and contacts being safer than indoors. Amidst the various possible reopenings in the country, From May 17, it will be possible to host a maximum of six people or up to two families at home. The closed service will also resume in restaurants and pubs. After this, restrictions on hotels, cinemas and public places were relaxed for entertainment and sports. Weddings and funerals with up to 30 guests also return. Wherever possible, the advice to work from home will be effective. And finally, the possibility of traveling within the country returns.
Covid deaths drop by 96% among those over 50
In the United Kingdom, vaccination campaigns have reached 53.4 million doses administered and thanks to vaccines, mortality continues to decline. This is evidenced by the ONS’s weekly count, which is equivalent to the Istat, according to which recorded deaths were 96% lower in England and Wales on 23 April among those over the age of 50 (now more than 90% immunized with the first dose). . At the peak of the maximum circulation of the English edition of January. Furthermore, in the last two months of the survey, the total number of deaths due to any cause has fallen below the 5-year pre-pandemic average.
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