DBreaking a daily record for cases since yesterday – with 52,009 new infections in 24 hours – this Friday, the United Kingdom reported 49,298 more cases related to Covid-19. Since the start of the pandemic, there have already been a total of 8,689,949 infections in the country.
data of health authorities They also point out that, since yesterday, 180 more people have lost their lives to the disease – an increase compared to the 115 deaths reported on Thursday. Overall, the UK counted 139,326 casualties.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, it will be remembered, yesterday urged citizens to be vaccinated with a booster dose when it was his turn, as pressure on his government to impose more restrictions mounts as numbers grow. 19.
The Conservative leader reiterated that despite the recent rise in the number of infections, his executive “will continue with its plan”, and assured that the current state of the pandemic is much better than it was a year ago, thanks to the pandemic. Vaccination.
On 22 October, 49,298 new cases and 180 deaths were recorded within 28 days of a positive test across the UK.
49,603,139 people have now received their first dose #Vaccination.
45,486,950 have received the second dose. pic.twitter.com/jkY9JdVrPV
— UK Health Protection Agency (@UKHSA) October 22, 2021
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