MADRID, 7 Jul. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The United Kingdom Ministry of Health has notified 32,548 new infections of COVID-19 this Wednesday, its highest number since January 23, when it registered more than 33,500, and which confirms the upward trend of cases in the European country, blamed on the spread of the delta variant of SARS-CoV-2.
In parallel, the British health authorities have confirmed another 33 fatalities due to the disease, which has left a total of 4,990,916 infected people and 128,301 deaths in the United Kingdom since the pandemic began.
In reference to the progress of the vaccination plan, data from the Ministry of Health show that more than 45.5 million people – 86.4 percent of the population – already have a dose of the COVID vaccine- 19, while more than 34 million, 64.6 percent – have the complete guideline.
The British Health Minister, Sajid Javid, assumed this Tuesday that COVID-19 cases will continue to rise in the United Kingdom and is even considering that they will shoot up to 100,000 daily this summer, as a result of the new strategy of coexistence with the coronavirus that is It will be effective as of July 19.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed on Monday that England will finally take the final step of the de-escalation, which will mean the end of measures such as the mask or distancing from the 19th. For the Government, this is possible thanks to the vaccination campaign.