UK records 44,985 new cases of coronavirus

London: 44,985 additional people in Britain The test result came back positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 8,734,934, according to official data released on Saturday.
The country has also reported another 135 deaths linked to the coronavirus. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 139,461. These numbers include deaths of people who died within 28 days of their first positive test.
There are currently 8,238 patients in hospital with Covid-19.
The latest data came as the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that a vaccine alone would not be enough to lift the world out of the pandemic.
“We really need to take other steps” to recover from Covid-19, said Margaret Harris, a spokeswoman for the World Health Organization.
Meanwhile professor Stefano Richer The University of St Andrews has warned that Britain risks “staying isolated” if it does not act soon.
Speaking to Sky News, he warned that vaccines are “not enough” alone and that “other protections” are needed to curb the epidemic.
Teacher Peter OpenshawA member of the Advisory Group on New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats (Nerftage), told the BBC he feared “disrupting Christmas” when asked what people could expect from the holidays if government policy did not change.
However, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson He insisted that the country’s current “high levels” of infection were “completely in line” with forecasts made earlier this year. But he said the government would “keep all measures under constant review”.
The prime minister said there was “absolutely no indication” that the country would enter a new bloc this winter, though he added that the government “will do everything necessary to protect the citizens”.
Speaking Wednesday at a press conference in Downing Street, the Minister of Health Sajid Javed He warned that the coronavirus epidemic was “not over yet”. javed He even predicted that there could be up to 100,000 Covid cases a day as winter approaches.
More than 86 per cent of people aged 12 and over in Britain have received the first dose of the vaccine, and more than 79 per cent have received both doses, according to the most recent data.
To get life back to normal, countries such as Britain, China, Germany, Russia and the United States are racing against time to release coronavirus vaccines.

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