Category Archives: UK Covid Update

The UK Faces A Fifth Wave Of Coronavirus Infections

  In the midst of political scandals, ministerial resignations, and increasing demands for the resignation of prime minister Boris Johnson, the UK faces an old enemy; rising cases of COVID-19. According to an analysis from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), UK infection rates have risen by over 30%, the highest level since late April….

UK Covid Update – March 25th

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  As in Canada, Covid-19 infections increased in the United Kingdom. In just one week, one million cases have increased, according to the Office for National Statistics. Tests suggest that every 16th person is infected and all due to the Omicron variant, which is the most contagious. This means that more than 4 million people…

COVID In UK

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  On Wednesday, March 23, the UK held a commemoration to honor the lives lost to coronavirus in the two-year pandemic. The Prime Minister has issued a stay-at-home order since taking control and imposed a blockade on the country from March 23, 2020.   In this blockade, any public building, green areas, or place of…

Scotland Covid Update

  According to Christine Tait-Burkard, the Scottish health expert, the peak of Covid cases will come in the next weeks. She recommended that people vulnerable to contracting the disease wear extra protective masks.   Minister John Swinney extended the use of face masks as a response to the expected extreme peak in cases.   Although…

COVID-19 is Emerging Again in the United Kingdom.

  Covid-19 cases around United Kindom are rising again, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). In Scotland, there are now 300,000 cases in the territory due to a possible sub-variant of BA.2   Some scientists say that the causes of the variant are the neglect of the population and immunity to vaccines. Health…

UK Covid-19 Update

  Total Covid-19 infections in the UK are more than 19 million, and more than 162,000 people have died from the disease. In the past 24 hours, more than 44,000 new cases and 110 deaths have been registered. Unfortunately, more than 10,000 people are still hospitalized fighting the disease. Between October 2021 and February there…

Record-Breaking Coronavirus Cases in U.K.

The United Kingdom reports record-breaking daily coronavirus infections with more than 100,000 daily cases. As a result, the daily average in the U.K. for last week becomes more than 96,000. That daily average is 102 percent more than the number two weeks ago. The data shows one in six residents in the U.K. has been…

World Shivers as Omicron Infection Surges

The Omicron variant multiplies 70 times faster. Courtesy: Global News. By Jinsh Rayaroth As the COVID-19 infection cases started increasing all over the world, the uncertainty about the holiday season prevailed. Many people have already started canceling their holiday bookings. The Omicron variant of COVID-19, unlike the two former variants, is spreading rapidly. The number…

Omicron Impact, London Residents Fined £200 for Not Wearing a Mask

The government of the British capital, London, has imposed a £200 fine on its citizens if they do not wear masks amidst the current Omicron scare. This rule applies at subway stations and other public transport in the British capital, London, to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant. The evidence shows the use of…

Hit By The Fifth Wave of Covid-19, These Are The Conditions for A Number of Countries in Europe

A number of countries in Europe are struggling to deal with the crisis of the fifth wave of the coronavirus in November 2021. This is marked by the increase in daily cases of Covid-19 infections in Europe such as Germany, Britain, Turkey, France, and others. The outbreak of coronavirus cases in Europe is due to…

Travel Agencies Experience Rising Demand on Thanksgiving

As the Thanksgiving holiday is approaching, airports and travel agencies throughout the US are currently busy, rife with millions of Americans who traveled to visit loved ones. The travel industry usually receives a high demand near holidays, especially during Thanksgiving. Since the pandemic, people are encouraged to work from home. Thus, allowing many people to…

UK GIVES GREEN LIGHT TO COVISHIELD, PUTS IT IN THE ‘APPROVED’ LIST UNDER THE NEW TRAVEL ADVISORY

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The United Kingdom introduced the revised travel advisory for the country on Wednesday in which Covishield has qualified as an approved vaccine for travel in the country. The Covid-19 vaccine has been developed jointly by Oxford University and AstraZeneca and is currently being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII). Travellers with a full…

UK Must Prepare – Boris Johnson warns the country for the winter COVID

With 38,0013 fresh cases and 167 new deaths recorded within 28 days, UK’s Covid situation seems to have escalated. But with the winters approaching, the situation just might get worse. UK’s prime minister Boris Johnson has said that the country is heading towards an uncertain winter and for that, ‘we must be prepared.’ Johnson is…

Hundreds of Vaccinated People Hospitalized with Delta Variant in England

Hundreds of fully vaccinated people in England have been hospitalized with the highly contagious variant of the Delta coronavirus, scientists said on Friday. In its latest COVID-19 update, Public Health England (PHE) also warned that there were early signs that people who have been inoculated may be able to transmit the Delta strain as easily…

The COVID Vaccine to be Accessible to Young People Between the Ages of 16 and 17

British experts recommend that all 16- and 17-year-olds be offered a COVID vaccine. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization did not make a decision last month, saying it was still weighing the benefits and risks. Roughly 1.4 million teens will be included in the new release, but it’s unclear when the jabs will begin….

The United Kingdom Registers 21,952 New Cases of Coronavirus and 24 More Deaths

The UK has recorded 21,952 new COVID-19 cases and another 24 coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, according to government data. The numbers compare with 24,470 infections and 65 deaths reported yesterday and 24,950 cases, and 14 deaths reported so far this past week. The seven-day average of infections is 27% lower than the…

COVID-19: the UK Records 29,622 New Coronavirus Cases and 68 Additional Deaths

The UK has reported 29,622 new COVID-19 cases and 68 additional coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, according to government data. The figures compare with 31,117 infections and 85 deaths reported yesterday, while 36,389 cases and 64 deaths were reported last week. The seven-day average of infections is 36.1% less than the previous week,…

UK COVID Cases Rise for Second Day in a Row Amid Test Drop

The daily number of COVID cases reported in the UK has increased for the second day in a row, although experts have cautioned against drawing hasty conclusions from the fluxes. 31,117 cases were reported in the UK on Thursday, up from 27,734 the day before, marking the first increase in cases since July 20. While…