UK Reports the Highest Number of Coronavirus Cases and Deaths Since MarchOctober 21, 2021 14:18
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The entire world is slowly recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. The second wave and the third wave of the pandemic calmed down and things are getting back to normal slowly. The lockdown ended three months ago and the United Kingdom is witnessing a sudden, huge rise in the new Covid-19 cases. The official figures that are reported on Wednesday said that the nation had 49,139 new cases in a single day and this is the highest single-day rise since the end of lockdown. The UK reported more than 40,000 new cases for the eighth consecutive day and the health experts urged the British government to impose lockdown at the earliest. The hospitals are full and there are a huge number of deaths reported in the country.
The English government made it clear that it is impossible to impose lockdown and asked the people to follow all the social distancing guidelines. The United Kingdom reported 1,39,031 deaths which are the highest across the globe. The total number of coronavirus cases of the United Kingdom is said to be 85,89,737. 86 percent of the people from UK who are aged above 12 years got their first dose of coronavirus vaccine and more than 78 percent of the population received both the doses of the coronavirus vaccine. Still, the spread of coronavirus is huge in the United Kingdom. The government is under the spotlight after the new cases saw a huge rise in the country. Morocco banned UK flights after the cases kept rising in the country.
By Siva Kumar