With more than 1,560 deaths linked to the coronavirus in 24 hours, the British authorities wish to accelerate the vaccination campaign in the United Kingdom in the face of the scale of Covid-19.
“As soon as possible”
The United Kingdom is facing an unprecedented upsurge in the pandemic of coronavirus, due to a variant considered to be more contagious, recalls France Info. Wednesday January 13, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated that he wanted to speed up the vaccination, started almost a month ago.
“We will be operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week as soon as possible, but currently we are limited by the offer.e “, he announced to the deputies. No details on the way in which this would unfold nor on the intended audiences, was mentioned.
More than 2 million people vaccinated
According to the head of the British government, the United Kingdom wants to vaccinate people over 70 and caregivers, or around 15 million people, by mid-February.
Since the launch of vaccination on December 8, 2.4 million people have received the first doses of vaccines Pfizer / BioNTech or AstraZeneca / Oxford. This campaign gives hope to the authorities of the four nations of the country to be able to stop the increase in contaminations, and to lift the current confinements, the channel notes.
More than 1,560 deaths
The latest review of coronavirus at United Kingdom, reports 1,564 additional deaths, a record since the start of the pandemic, according to The Parisian. In total, the country has 84,767 deaths, which occurred within 28 days of a positive test. The British Department of Health announces that this is the highest rate in Europe. In addition, 47,525 new positive cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours.
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