Italy has identified about 197,000 new corona virus infections in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday. In Great Britain, the total death toll has already surpassed 150,000.
In Italy, experts expect the epidemic to peak in the second half of January. 184 people have died due to Govt-19 disease. Of the 1.2 million tests performed in a single day, 16 percent were positive.
The health services company said Intensive care units are 25 times more populous Not vaccinated after three doses of the product.
Thousands of people filled downtown shopping streets on the first weekend of winter sales, despite an increase in the infection rate in Rome on Saturday afternoon.
In the UK, there have been 313 deaths in the last 24 hours since Govt-19, with the total number of deaths exceeding 150,000, it said on Saturday.
This is the third case in which the daily death toll has exceeded 300 since the beginning of March 2021.All this has happened in the last 10 days.
The United Kingdom ranks seventh in the world with 150,057 deaths – The highest numbers were found only in the United States, Brazil, India, Russia, Mexico and Peru. It ranks 30th in terms of number of citizens.
The first death of Covid-19 in the UK was detected on March 6, 2020, three weeks after the death toll had already exceeded 1,000, and two weeks later it was over 10,000. In the first half of November 2020, the total death toll exceeded 50,000, at the end of January 2021 – 100,000.
However With vaccinations starting in December 2020, the death toll has dropped significantly And since March last year, the average daily death toll for seven consecutive days has never exceeded 200.
However The Omigran variant, which is responsible for the current increase in infections, begins to translate into higher mortality rates. In the last seven days, 1271 of them were detected, an increase of 38%. Compared to the previous seven.
On Saturday, it was reported about 146.4 thousand. The infection was diagnosed in the last 24 hours. This is the lowest number in 11 days, but the total balance for the last seven days – 1.23 million – is more than 10 percent. More than in the previous seven. The UK has already reported 14.33 million corona virus infections since the outbreak, the fourth highest in the world.
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