British scientists estimate that the Indian variant – called delta by the World Health Organization – now accounts for more than three-quarters of new infections, completely dominated by the British variant (Alpha), which accounted for 85 percent on May 1. infection in the UK.
Hancock, who informed the House of Commons on Monday of the current situation Corona VirusAlthough the number of cases has increased, the level of hospitalization has not changed. He noted that this proves that vaccination breaks the link between infection, hospitalization and mortality that was so strong in the fall.
“Our data as of June 3 shows that of 12,383 cases of the delta variant, 464 went to the emergency room and 126 were hospitalized. Of those 126 people, 83 were not vaccinated, 28 received one dose and only three received both doses. Vaccines– Hancock stated, adding that the whole thing shows how important vaccination is.
However, he stressed that it was too early to decide whether restrictions could be lifted in England on June 21, as initially planned. He said the decision would be announced within a week.
Corona virus in Great Britain. 5683 new infections
As reported on Monday, 5,683 new infections were detected in the past 24 hours, a number similar to that of the last few days – but much higher than the daily balances in May. One death due to Covid-19 has also been recorded. From the beginning Epidemic In the UK, more than 4.52 million infections have been detected, resulting in 127,841 deaths. As of Sunday, 40.46 million people, or 76.8 percent, had received the first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19. Adults of the country’s population, the other – 27.92 million, or 53 percent.
From London Bartłomiej Niedziński (PAP)
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