In the UK, the number of new coronavirus infections is rising rapidly again. During the past 24 hours, 49,156 of them were detected, which is the highest total since July 17 and the third highest since the start of the third wave of the epidemic in this country.
49,156 new cases of coronavirus are the fourth in the past six days when the reported balance turned out to be the highest since mid-July. At the time, Covid restrictions in England were almost completely lifted.
The record balance for the third wave from July 17 when it was announced was 54.7 thousand. New infections, and it was one of two cases that the 50,000 mark was crossed.
The cumulative stats for the past 7 days are also significantly higher – Last week, more than 309 thousand. infections, which is more than 16 percent. more than before.
The number of deaths due to Covid-19 is also increasing significantly. Over the past day, 45 of them have been found, which is lower than in the past few days, but this is the weekend’s balance, and this is the lowest in the week. However, this is 17 more than the previous Monday, and the total statistics for the past week – 869 deaths – are 11.4 per cent higher than last week.
Since the start of the pandemic, the UK has seen nearly 8.5 million infections, killing 138,629 people. It ranks fourth in the world in terms of the number of injuries and eighth in death statistics.
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