50,019 coronavirus infections were detected in the UK in the past 24 hours, and 160 deaths from Covid-19 were recorded, it said on Friday. This is the first case in more than a month and the second since mid-July, as the daily tally of infections exceeded 50,000.
For three weeks, the number of infections detected every day has been systematically increasing, although the percentage increases are not as large as in many other European countries. In the past seven days, a total of 309.3 expected to be. Infections, that is, by 10 percent. More than the previous seven.
On the other hand, the balance of mortality is significantly declining. Although the current number is slightly higher — three — higher than last Friday, the total for the past seven days — 877 — is 15.5 percent. Smaller than in the previous seven. Mortality and hospitalizations are also well below last winter’s wave levels.
Health Minister Sajid Javid said on Friday that no case of the new variant – called Omikron by the World Health Organization – had been confirmed in the UK, but as he mentioned, it is very likely it is also found in countries other than where it was found. .
Since the start of the pandemic, 10.07 million infections have already been reported in the UK, resulting in 144,593 deaths. The United Kingdom ranks fourth in the world in terms of detected infections, and seventh in deaths.
So far, 50.87 million people have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, the second – 46.25 million, and the booster dose – 16.78 million. This is 88.5% and 80.4%, respectively. and 29.2 percent of the population over the age of 12.
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