There are 42,302 coronavirus infections – a record since January 15 – recorded today in Great Britain according to data from the bulletin that photographs the effects of the Delta variant. Another 49 deaths reported. To return to these levels of the covid emergency, we must return to January 15, with 55,761 cases. There were 36,660 new positives and 50 deaths yesterday.
Meanwhile, two thirds of British adults have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 with two doses. Prime Minister Boris Johnson celebrated the milestone on Twitter, inviting all people over 18 who have not yet done so to get immunized.
According to data from the health authorities, reported by the BBC, since the vaccination campaign began in December, 35,155,767 second doses have been administered, equal to 66.7% of Britons over 18 years old. Of the four UK nations, Wales has the highest percentage of fully immunized (73.8%), followed by England (66.5%), Scotland (65.7%) and Northern Ireland (65.4%) ). The data also shows that 87.4% of the British adult population has received at least one dose of the vaccine.