The UK government reported on Thursday 1,118 positive and 149 additional deaths from the coronavirus pandemicAt a time when British medical services are increasingly focusing on following up contacts with new cases to avoid major sources of infection.
The Ministry of Health increased the number to 307,980 and 42,230 Number of infected and deceasedeach from COVID-19. The United Kingdom is the fifth country with the most cases worldwide – after the United States, Brazil, Russia and India – and the third country with the most deaths.
British authorities need to stay up to date more than 8.7 million infection detection tests and the Public Health Service (NHS) now intends to focus these tests on those who may have had contact with patients.
The tracking program that started three weeks ago has registered In England alone there were almost 130,000 contacts with 20,000 patients. Of these, medical services managed to contact more than 113,000 who, according to the BBC’s official statements, were cautiously asked to isolate themselves.