In the UK, the delta type of coronavirus SARs-CoV-2 – considered the most contagious to date – is spreading.

According to Dr Susan Hopkins, director of the Government’s Agency for Public Health England (PHE), there are currently 25 different types of coronavirus in the UK that are under surveillance, and eight more are under close scrutiny.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said last week that the delta variant represented 91% of the total. New cases of SARS-CoV-2. Due to the outbreak of the epidemic, the complete lifting of restrictions in England, which was planned for June 21, has been postponed for four weeks, that is, until July 19.

The latest data shows that 10,809 new infections have been reported in the UK. The average for the past seven days is over 8.2 thousand. New infections daily.

See also: How do vaccines work on a delta variant?


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