Britain recorded four COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, the lowest number in seven months

Britain recorded four COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, the lowest number in seven months
The United Kingdom recorded three new deaths from coronovirus in the last 24 hours (REUTERS / Toby Melville)

The rapid and successful progress of the vaccination campaign is beginning to be reflected in the statistics related to coronaviruses in the United Kingdom, This Monday recorded the lowest number of deaths from COVID-19 since September, with four deaths in the last 24 hours.

The total number of deaths in the country since the onset of this epidemic has been 127,274. September 7, 2020 was the day that recorded the lowest daily mortality with three.

Similarly, according to data provided by the local health authorities, 2,963 new cases of infection were reported, Which infects more than 4,400,000 people on British soil.

Yes ok The data given on weekends is usually low due to notification delays on weekends, The number reported today is much lower than it was a week ago, when 13 new deaths were recorded.

On Monday, two deaths occurred in England and the other two in Wales.

More than 10 million Britons have received two doses of the coronovirus vaccine (REUTERS / Henry Nichols)
More than 10 million Britons have received two doses of the coronovirus vaccine (REUTERS / Henry Nichols)

In the midst of the vaccination campaign, More than 10 million people have already received both doses of coronovirus immunizer, while more than 43 million have received it before.

Coronavirus deaths, cases and hospitalizations have continued to decline since reaching the peak in mid-January.

However, British scientists believe that despite the success of the national bandhs and the vaccination program, Variants of the virus can again trigger cases in the country.

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For this reason, the United Kingdom on Monday banned the arrival of passengers from India, excluding British citizens and legal residents, who would be subject to mandatory 10-day quarantine at a hotel due to coronavirus, the Health Minister announced. Matt Hancock.

Faced with mounting cases of Kovid-19, “We have taken the difficult but important decision to put India on the red list”Hancock announced the Parliament.

About 40 countries have made this list, Which includes the whole of South America and Panama, Which sees destinations considered dangerous by London for their high infections or the presence of disturbing variants of the coronavirus.

Matt Hancock, British Health Minister, appeared before Parliament on Monday (via UK Parliament / Jessica Taylor / RETDS)
Matt Hancock, British Health Minister, appeared before Parliament on Monday (via UK Parliament / Jessica Taylor / RETDS)

The variants were not confirmed by the Indian government until 25 March, and 182 cases have already been reported in the UK. 162 of these correspond to the previous five weeks. Hancock said that samples collected are being analyzed as an increase in transmittance or resistance to determine if there are “worrisome symptoms” of this type.

India has recorded five consecutive days of more than 200,000 cases of Kovid-19.

Facing this situation, the British Prime Minister, Boris johnson, Which was to make its first major bilateral foreign trip next week, decided to postpone it, Downing Street announced hours earlier.

The trip was originally scheduled for January, presenting it as an opportunity for London to reintroduce international trade policy after Brexit with its former colony and regional emerging power.

But an increase in coronovirus cases, Hospitalization and deaths in the UK postponed for the first time at the beginning of the year.

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Now a trip had to be canceled due to increased infection in India, aimed at strengthening bilateral trade relations, investment and cooperation in various areas such as defense, security, health and climate change.

With information from Reuters and AFP

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