United Kingdom, Boris Johnson eases anti-Covid measures. But a sixth hospital in England is in emergency

boris johnson already starts Light hold of covid, at least with respect to emergency measures to stop Omicron’s crazy curves. “The alternative plan It is a balanced and proportionate approach that has allowed us to keep the economy more open than in other countries”, declared the British Prime Minister in Parliament, who remains firm on his position (more than 100 rebel conservatives), namely Do not impose restrictions other than masks, work from home and green passes, but only in crowded places., Johnson also relaxed safety measures: no longer a requirement for all vaccinated travelers to take swabs before leaving for Great Britain from 4:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and PCR within 2 days of arrival in the country (molecular swab) is not required. With quarantine until failure, Instead a quick swab will suffice.,

Desperate times call for desperate measures. So to ease the pressure on hospitals and others Analysis laboratories overwhelmed with more than 2 million swabs per day (with an average of 183,000 new positives per week) The UK government has decided Compulsion of PCR also ended And for those who test positive for rapid swabs that now only have to self-isolate for 7 days,

And that’s when it’s only been 5 days record week, in which the United Kingdom has recorded the highest levels of infection since the start of the pandemic: 3.7 million cases between Christmas and New Year’s when 1 in 15 were English positive, with a peak of 1 in 10 residents in London.

In the British capital, the curve appears to be bending and the target has changed, slowing down the range of infected people between the ages of 20 and 24 who are most affected by Omicron, as well as those between the ages of 25 and 29. People too. Infection is accelerating among those over 60 (+215% of cases between 60-64 years) and over 80., A trend that dashes hopes that London has already seen the worst. “I’m not at all convinced that O’Micronon has already passed the summit in London, I don’t think we can say that, we have to look at what will happen after the New Year holidays and with his return to school Children,” he told the BBC the chairman of King’s College NHS Trust, clive kayu,
it’s definitely sudden80% increase In the rest of the country, particularly in the north east of England, where a doubling of hospitalizations ignites new alerts in hospitals already in crisis, doctors and nurses are in trouble. “It’s an extraordinarily busy time when we find ourselves with 10% less staff due to COVID and we are very concerned about what could happen if Omicron kills the most elderly and vulnerable,” he told the British broadcaster. explains. tom best, director of the ICU at King’s College Hospital in London, where I Vaccination is not done in 3/4 covid hospitals.

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The continuous winter pressure on the hospitals has exceeded the warning level, 24 hospital organization (out of 134 in the country) He was forced to declare a state of emergency Because they are unable to provide health services and are under stress due to lack of doctors, nurses or beds. The shortage of staff quarantined for COVID affects not only hospitals in the state that are handling an additional load of 70,000 COVID patients, but also schools in various cities in the United Kingdom, such as Birmingham where some institutions has been forced to close.

Apart from internal pressure from his party, ‘soft strategy’ Adopted by conservative Boris Johnson to combat Omicron, the vaccination is based on the success of the program with 60% of the population receiving boosters. But the number of infections seems to provide a picture of light and shadow and when the positivity was 194 thousand yesterday, the announcement ‘Plan B is enough’ The Prime Minister’s giving to the nation has certainly had a first impact on the psychological freedom of Londoners as the mandatory use of masks in shops is returning a little-thought-out option.

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