Another 86 infections with the Omikron coronavirus variant have been confirmed in the UK, and there are already 246 of them, the British Health Safety Agency (UKHSA) reported. This means that compared to Saturday, the number of infections has increased by over 50%.
Of the new cases of the Omikron variant, 68 were detected in England and 18 in Scotland. So far, 198 have been confirmed in England, and 48 in Scotland. On Friday, the first infection was also reported in Wales, but the new UKHSA statistics do not include it and the situation has not been clarified.
As for all coronavirus infections, this within on the last day, almost 44 thousand of them were detected., which is a number by over 6 thousand. higher than last Sunday. There were also registered 54 more deaths due to Covid-19 – three more than a week ago. So far, the balance of the pandemic in Great Britain is 10.46 million infections, of which 145,605 people have died.
It is also reported that the number given booster doses of vaccines against Covid-19 exceeded 20 million – already adopted by 35.2 percent. people over 12 years of age. 51.1 million people received at least the first dose, and the second – 46.5 million.