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The number of infections in the UK is increasing

The number of infections in the UK is increasing


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At the beginning of the summer, the resurgence of Covid-19 has affected all of Europe. In the United Kingdom, the number of cases of contamination has exploded.

A new wave of Covid-19 is hitting all of Europe, especially United Kingdom. “2.3 million Britons have been infected with Covid, almost one in 30 Britons”Reporter Malys Septembre explains in London (United Kingdom) on Friday 1 July. “The increase in the number of infections is very rapid: + 30% in one week. Added to this is the hospital pressure, which is increasing. 9,000 hospital beds are occupied by Covid patients, in the UK, this week, . This is double what we observed a month ago”Journalist says.

“Several explanations are possible for the resurgence of the epidemic. First, the subtypes of Omicron, BA4 and BA5 are spreading rapidly. Second, the protection provided by vaccines is starting to wane, as the last doses received now go back several months. Finally, even if you are positive for covid, you have to isolate yourself here. No more obligation”Maëlys September says.

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