UK PM issues warning over Covid — Analysis
The British PM has warned UK citizens that it would be ‘absolute folly’ to claim the pandemic is over
Boris Johnson has rejected any suggestion the Covid pandemic is over, despite Omicron being “plainly milder” than previous variants of the virus and the country’s “very, very high level of vaccination.”
Johnson spoke at the vaccination centre on Monday and stated that the evidence presented to the government proves that Omicron was safe. “considerably milder than previous variants.”
Recruiting people “remain cautious” and stick to the government’s current “plan B,”Johnson tried to ease concerns over rising cases while also not encouraging complacency about the pandemic.
It would be absurd to claim that the hospitalizations are over, considering the sheer number of patients who go into it. He said.
Scotland’s Omicron patients in intensive care need of treatment
Johnson agreed to that “the NHS is under pressure due to its high transmissibility,”Arguing that it’s up to the public what to do “everything they can to help relieve that pressure.”
Johnson warned about Omicron and cited the fact that most of the people who are hospitalized for Covid were not vaccinated, or had not received their booster shots.
England and Wales had 137,583 daily Covid cases on Sunday. However, data for the UK was not complete as the weekend bank holiday delayed figures from Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Ireland.
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