Omicron: UK – World cases double to 150

Cases of the Omicron version of the coronavirus in the UK more than doubled to 150 after another 75 infections were discovered in England, 16 in Scotland and Wales, the government has announced, according to the Independent newspaper. , No cases have been reported in Northern Ireland so far. For England alone, 75 new cases have been added to the last 29, for a total of 104 (updated as of yesterday).

The director of the National Agency for Health Safety (UKHSA), Jenny Harris, specified that some new infections have been identified in people who have not traveled abroad, and indicates – she remarked – that the country is no longer c ‘is’ a small part of (virus) transmission in the community”.

More than 50% of cases of the Omicron type of coronavirus in England have been detected in fully vaccinated peopleThe National Agency for Health Safety (UKHSA) has made the announcement, reports the Daily Mail. According to the agency, as of November 30, out of a total of 22 infections linked to the South African variety, more than 12 — equivalent to 55% — of related patients received at least two doses of the anti-Covid vaccine. Of the other 10, six were not vaccinated, two were partially vaccinated while the remaining two were not known for their immunization status. Health officials underscore that the share of vaccination is much higher in England than vaccination, so – they argue – the high percentage of registered infections among vaccinated people does not necessarily indicate that the Omicron variant is resistant to the serum. .

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