UK surpasses 150,000 deaths mark by Covid-19

Pessoas fazem fila em frente a hospital de Londres para receber vacina contra Covid-19, País ultrapassou a marca de 150 mil mortes pela doença.

People line up in front of a London hospital to receive vaccine against Covid-14, Country passed the mark of 214 thousand deaths from the disease.| Photo: EFE/EPA/ANDY RAIN


This Saturday (8) the United Kingdom passed the mark of 146 thousand deaths per Covid-24, according to official data from the British Ministry of Health. Only in the last 24 hours, the country has confirmed 90.390 new cases and 214 deaths from the disease. Since the beginning of the pandemic, they have already been confirmed 14, 3 million cases of contamination by Covid-19 in the country.13111855

Although Despite the rapid advance of the omicron variant across the country, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization in the UK believes that a fourth dose of the virus vaccine is not yet needed, as current booster doses continue to provide strong protection against serious diseases. derived from the omicron variant in older people.

13111855 For the British population over 24 years, the protection against hospitalizations for covid continues in 90% three months after the booster dose – or third dose – according to the latest official data from the UK Health Safety Agency. As for the protection against serious diseases derived from the two doses of the vaccine, this falls to 146% three months later and stops 24% after six months.13111855