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UK Omicron cases increase by 50% per day

London [UK], December 6 (ANI / Xinhua): An additional 86 cases of Omicron COVID variants have been reported in the UK, for a total of 246 cases, UK health officials confirmed on Sunday.

According to the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), this is an increase of more than 50% compared to a total of 160 on Saturday.

According to official figures released on Sunday, the UK has registered 43,992 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 10,464,389.

The country also reported an additional 54 coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in the UK is currently 145,605. These numbers only include the deaths of people who died within 28 days of the first positive test.

The latest data was obtained when UK Health Minister Sajid Javid stated that all international arrivals in the UK, including children over the age of 12, would require a pre-departure test from 0400 GMT on Tuesday. Was done. He added that they must be taken at least 48 hours before departure.

In addition, from 0400 GMT on Monday, December 6th, Nigeria will be on the red travel list. It joins several countries in southern Africa that were set up after the first detection of the Omicron subspecies at the end of last month.

Professor Mark Woolhouse, a member of the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group (Spi-M) on Modeling, said: BBC when asked about new travel rules.

According to the latest figures, more than 88% of people over the age of 12 are first vaccinated in the UK, and nearly 81% are both vaccinated. Over 35% have received a third dose of booster jab or coronavirus vaccine.

To bring life back to normal, countries such as the United Kingdom, China, Germany, Russia and the United States are competing with time to deploy the coronavirus vaccine. (ANI / Xinhua)

UK Omicron cases increase by 50% per day

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