The UK Department of Health reported 6,238 new cases of coronavirus this Friday, a number that is a significant increase compared to the brands the country had registered and the highest since March 25.
The increase in daily infections coincides with the announcement by the authorities that more than half of the citizens have received the full vaccination program and that hospitals continue to register no or very short new admissions due to coronavirus.
In addition, it coincides with the easing of measures the territory is experiencing, and although the government “has been counting on fewer and fewer restrictions that cases would increase,” they are “very carefully” monitoring the data that are being shared, the said Minister of Health, Matt Hancock.
The surge in infections is being attributed in part to the new variants of the virus, to which Hancock added that they “publish any information we have about the new variants, including the Delta variant, and we are taking this approach of total transparency”. collects ‘The Guardian’.
Finally, he stated that “what is critical is the impact on the number of people who end up in the hospital”, although “the data on the impact on hospital admissions are very early data so we cannot infer an impact with any certainty”. about the risk of hospitalization “.