(ANSA) – LONDON, MAY 13 – The decline in infections from Covid-19 in the United Kingdom enters the second month in a row, after the rebound fueled by the Omicron variants, with an estimate of the total infections returning to the lowest level since before Christmas 2021 according to the latest updated data from the Office for National Statistics (Ons).
The recorded decrease is consolidated in all 4 nations of the Kingdom (with a sum calculated as of May 7 of 1.5 million cases, symptomatic and non-symptomatic, against the 2 million of the previous week, and with a clearly downward curve also confirmed. hospital admissions and deaths) in a country that has also abolished all the main restrictions since the beginning of the year: among other things, revoking the legal obligation to use a mask everywhere.
According to specialists, the trend is favored by the immune response created by mass healings and vaccinations: reaching about 90% of the population over 12 with two doses; to almost 70% with three; and now offered for several weeks as a fourth dose to all over 75s and immunosuppressed people of all ages residing on the island. (HANDLE).
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