Telecommunications back in the UK, schools closed and nightlife reduced in Denmark

Europe turns the tide in the face of the progress of the pandemic and the arrival of the new version, Omicron. The United Kingdom announced a return to telework on Monday, Denmark announced the closure of schools, limits on nightlife and the normalization of telework.

The pandemic has killed at least 5.26 million people worldwide since the end of 2019, according to a report established by Agence France-Presse from official sources, Tuesday, December 7. The WHO estimates that the pandemic figure in the world could be two to three times higher, or 10 to 15 million deaths, taking into account the high mortality rates directly and indirectly associated with COVID-19.

  • United Kingdom: return of telecommunications; Implementation of vaccination passports in some places in England

In the streets of London on 5 December 2021.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday announced a tightening of restrictions to curb the spread of the Omicron version of the coronavirus in the United Kingdom, including a return to telework on Monday and the introduction of vaccine passports for some large gatherings.

“It is becoming increasingly clear that Omicron is spreading much faster than the previous Delta version”, with 568 cases of contamination by this new variant identified so far in the United Kingdom, and an actual figure “Definitely a lot more”Mr Johnson said at a news conference.

Noting that the number of cases caused by Omicron doubles every two or three days in the country, and without predetermining the severity of symptoms caused by the variant, the conservative leader stressed that “This exponential growth could lead to a sharp increase in hospitalizations and, therefore, unfortunately, deaths”, “So switch to Plan B” banned in england “Working Proportionately and Fairly”He said that the time has come to speed up the vaccine booster campaign.

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That’s why the government asks employees to work from home from Monday ” if it’s possible “, The vaccination passport, disputed by some deputies of the majority, Orthodox, has been introduced for the first time in England at discotheques and in all places where more than 10,000 people can gather.

  • Denmark: School closures, widespread telecommuting and reduced nightlife

Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Fredriksen on December 3, 2021.

Closing schools, limiting nightlife, normalization of telecommunications: The Prime Minister of Denmark has announced a slew of measures to contain the new wave of COVID-19 in the country.

“We know how important school attendance is to the well-being of children and young people. That’s why we’re adding a few days to either side of the Christmas holiday, but don’t plan to put off another long one.”, Mette Fredrickson said in a press conference, referring to “extended leave” and want to assure “Keep society as open as possible”,

  • Omicron appears to have high reinfection rate, warns WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that omicrons have a higher rate of reinfection, but less severe symptoms.

“Preliminary data from South Africa suggest risk of re-infection” people cured of disease or vaccinated “High with Omicron, but more data is needed to draw stronger conclusions”, cautiously declared WHO boss Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

“There is also some evidence that Omicron produces less severe symptoms than Delta – currently the most common type – but again it is too early to say for sure.”, she added.

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