British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in a message yesterday on Christmas Eve, urged the British people to be jabed as a “great” gift to the country as the incident surged.
Johnson has little time left to buy gifts, but “there are still great things to give to the whole family or country … whether it’s the first, the second, or the booster. It ’s about getting a jab. ” ..
The Prime Minister rejected stricter virus restrictions in Britain at Christmas, despite a record surge in incidents caused by Omicron variants.
Instead, he focused on the drive of providing booster jabs to all adults by the end of the year.
“Two years after this pandemic, we can’t say we’ve overcome it,” he admitted, as Britain set a new record of about 120,000 in 24 hours on Thursday.
Last year, Johnson imposed a stay-at-home order on London and Southeast England on December 19. This means that millions of people had to change their Christmas plans.
This year, he chose not to tighten the rules, saying, “I hope this Christmas will be significantly better than last year for millions of families above and below the country.”
People have to test themselves before meeting vulnerable relatives, he warned and encouraged them to enjoy a cheerful family Christmas.
He emphasized that if there were more piles of wrapping paper than last year due to increased family participation, it was due to the deployment of the vaccine. Johnson’s popularity was hit by reports from a party held by Downing Street and other government departments during the blockade, and his party lost a previously windless by-election this month.
Some in his own party also have the latest Covid measures, especially with regard to the compulsory presentation of Covid Passes to enter crowded places such as nightclubs where they see them infringing on personal freedom. Rebelled against.
Nearly 100 Tory lawmakers opposed the bill passed by Congress as a whole.
Johnson’s Brexit project was also involved in a dispute over France’s fishing rights a year after Britain reached an agreement with the European Union on a trade deal. The UK yesterday announced a new record of viral cases fueled by Omicron variants.
The government has reported 122,186 new cases in the last 24 hours, more than 2,000 more than Thursday’s figures.
The United Kingdom is one of the most devastated countries in Europe, with 147,857 virus deaths.
The number of cases has increased by 48% over the past 7 days compared to the previous week, but the number of hospitalizations and deaths has not increased so rapidly.
The UK Health and Security Agency (UKHSA) said Thursday that previous figures show that the risk of hospitalization for Omicron infection is up to 70% lower than the previously predominant delta mutants.
However, government agencies have warned that the results are “preliminary and highly uncertain” because they are based on a small sample of inpatient cases to date.
UKHSA CEO Jenny Harries told BBC Radio 4 yesterday that the data provided “a sparkle of Christmas hope” but “we haven’t yet reached the point where we can downgrade that serious threat.” rice field.
The government will not update the virus case count until December 27th due to a holiday.
Ireland reported yesterday that it has the highest number of cases of Covid-19 daily since the pandemic began, but critical care amid the rapid deployment of booster vaccines to combat the proliferation of major Omicron variants. The number of patients who need it has decreased further.
The Ministry of Health reported 11,182 positive cases, surpassing 8,248 on January 8 during the most deadly wave in the country.
The number of Covid-19 patients in the hospital peaked at 2,020 in mid-January, 221 difficult to manage in need of critical care.
Currently, there are 393 coronavirus patients in the hospital, 89 of whom were in the intensive care unit.
Admission halved last month, following the increase until October and November, when the government urged tightening regulations.
Ministers went a step further last week in order to order the restaurant to close at 8 pm, reducing the capacity of all public events, curbing the Omicron epidemic and protecting hospitals from new surges.
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