The UK Health Minister says the Delta variant is likely to replace 40% more

The UK Health Minister says the Delta variant is likely to replace 40% more

Matt Hancock, UK Health Minister – AFP

Delta variant Coronavirus, Which threatens to remove the final restrictions
UK, 40% higher than the alpha variant so far dominant in the United Kingdom, British Health Minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday.

“We call the best growth rate (…) about 40%,” he told the BBC, citing the work of a group of scientists who advise the government. Despite that An increase in the number of new cases of Kovid-19 in the coming daysWith 5,000 or 6,000 cases being reported per day, the number of hospital admissions remains steady, Matt Hancock added. The vast majority of hospital admissions are of concern to patients who have not been vaccinated.

Postponed deacon definition?

The UK, Europe’s hardest hit country with 128,000 deaths, has given at least one vaccine to more than 40 million people. More than 27 million people received the second dose.

The arrival of the Delta variant, first identified in India in April and now dominating the United Kingdom, threatened to lift the final restrictions expected on June 21 after a long winter imprisonment. On that date, Matt Hancock added that two-thirds of adults will be fully immunized, up from 52% at present.

According to some British newspapers, the government plans to postpone the deadline to two weeks. The decision was made on June 14.

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