Highest rise in Covid cases since Januarybut daily deaths remain low

THE number of Brits diagnosed with Covid is at its highest daily point since Januaryas the UK prepares for freedom.

さらに 14 people have died, while a whopping 26,068 new infections were reported.

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The number of Brits testing positive for Covid is over 20,000 for the third day in a row - and at the highest point since January

The number of Brits testing positive for Covid is over 20,000 for the third day in a rowand at the highest point since Januaryクレジット: AFP
しかしながら, thankfully deaths remain low - suggesting the vaccine has worked at cutting the link between infections and fatalities

しかしながら, thankfully deaths remain lowsuggesting the vaccine has worked at cutting the link between infections and fatalities

It’s the highest number of daily new cases since January 29, when the UK was battling through some of the worst days of the pandemic.

Cases are up 61 per cent on this time last week, いつ 16,135 people were diagnosed and 19 死亡しました.

その間, cases are surging in Scotland. The country has recorded the highest number of positive tests since the beginning of the pandemicfor the second time in a matter of days.

In more bad news, ほとんど 2,000 Scots attended a Euro 2020 game while infectious, 本日発表されました.

Thousands of Scots came to London for their game against England on June 18.

の 1,991 people identified as having attended a Euro 2020 event while infectious, 1,294 had travelled to London and 397 had gone to Wembley, Public Health Scotland said.

Despite the alarming rise in cases, Boris Johnson plans to proceed to stage four of his roadmap to freedom on July 19as Britslearn to live with Covid”.

That’s because officials believe the jab has severed the link between infection, severe illness and death.

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England’s Chief Medical Officer has reportedly backed the PM on unlocking.

Professor Chris Whitty has reportedly told ministers summer is the time to ease as many restrictions as possible.

The academic warned winter would prove harder because the virus can spread more when people are indoors.

内閣筋は語った タイムズ: “The view among the scientists was that we should get as much open this summer as possible before winter, which will be much more difficult.

It was very encouraging.”

Another source said Prof Whitty had been “cautiously optimistic”.

But a Sage colleague has warned the UK mustn’t progress to the final step until every child is vaccinated.

それにもかかわらず, the PM plans to move to unlocking next month - with clubs to reopen on the 21st

それにもかかわらず, the PM plans to move to unlocking next monthwith clubs to reopen on the 21stクレジット: ゲッティ
By that date, the majority of adult Brits will have had at least one jab

By that date, the majority of adult Brits will have had at least one jabクレジット: PA
Boris Johnson yesterday said the UK must now learn how to live alongside Covid

Boris Johnson yesterday said the UK must now learn how to live alongside Covidクレジット: ロイター

Professor John Edmunds told BBC’s Newsnight: “At some point we do have to dismantle all of these measures that we’ve put in place.

“おもう, 私のために, the safest time to do that is when children have been vaccinated, certainly secondary-school-aged children at least. That’s the safest way.

And he says the only way out of the crisis is to jab every person in the country.

If we can show it’s safe, and I think we are still gathering data from where vaccine has been used overseas, in Israel and the US and elsewhere, I think that’s going to be the way we can put this epidemic behind us and children can move on,” 彼は言った.

それにもかかわらず, it’s believed the UK will reopen fully next month – と clubs set to throw open their doors at long last.

Face masks could be binned and social distancing ditched under the current plans for ‘freedom day’.

その間, Brits heading abroad might soon be able to use their NHS app to prove vaccination status when they fly to Europe.

Tourists could be allowed to bypass quarantine if they can prove they are double jabbed, show a negative test before departure or provide evidence they have caught the bug in the past 180 日々.

It comes after the EU announced its Green Pass scheme, which is set to launch next month.

The pass permits travel within the blocbut only if tourists can prove vaccination status or provide a negative test.

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