The United Kingdom registers third record of infections, with 93,045 new Covid-19 cases

The United Kingdom registered a record of Covid-19 contaminations this Friday for the third consecutive day, with 93,045 new cases of coronavirus registered in 24 hours, according to figures from health authorities.

United Kingdom, which is facing according to the prime minister Boris Johnson a “tsunami” due to the variant Omicron, is one of the countries most affected by the pandemic in the world, with 147,048 deaths from Covid-19, 111 this Friday.

Scotland’s Chief Minister Nicola Sturgeon stated that the Omicron variant It is already the dominant variant in the country, “the tsunami that I warned about a week ago is beginning to hit us,” he added.

The leader of Wales, Mark Drakeford asked citizens to prepare for the “omicron storm”, and announced that as of December 26 the country’s nightclubs will close and social distance will return in shops and workspaces.

Great Britain launched a mass vaccination campaign of reinforcement that seeks to reach the maximum number of people before the end of the year.

“We are not only focused on making sure that we have the fastest vaccination start in Europe … but also that, thanks to the Get Boosted Now campaign, we can avoid some of the most damaging consequences of omicron,” said the prime minister. Boris Johnson.

While pressure is mounting for Johnson to announce more restrictive measures, Minister Oliver Dowden said the government is maintaining the “right balance.”

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