Another 231 coronavirus deaths were recorded today, with 17,272 new daily infections – a sharp increase from 12,155 new cases last Sunday.
Today’s figures bring the total deaths in the UK to 61,245, up from yesterday’s figure of 61,014.
The number of new infections in the past seven days has reached 105,918 – a decrease of 647 (0.6%) from the previous seven days – from November 23 to November 29.
The death toll for the past seven days is now 3,002, down 221 (6.9%) from the previous week.
Separate regional figures have revealed a 1916 another case of Coronavirus in Wales. The Public Health Authority of Wales has reported 14 more deaths, bringing the total number in Wales since the start of the pandemic to 2,709.
The Ministry of Health said 11 more people have died from Covid-19 in Northern Ireland. 419 people have tested positive for the virus.
Come before The vaccine program that starts on Tuesday.
Another 231 coronavirus deaths were recorded today with 17,272 new daily infections – a sharp increase from 12,155 new cases last Sunday (Pictured: Training at the Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic at the University Hospital in Coventry)
With 357 million doses ordered by the government – and 800,000 doses already sent by Pfizer – it’s hoped that 10 million doses will be here by the end of the year. NHS employees will invite people through text or phone.
NHS England said NHS staff had been working over the weekend to prepare for the launch of the program.
Initially, it will be offered in 50 NHS Centers, then by some GP-led primary care networks starting December 14th.
Over 80 years and care home employees will be the first to receive the vaccine as part of the vaccination program – called Operation Courage.
Hospitals have specialized freezers that can store the vaccine, and are able to inject hundreds of people in a short period of time, without the need to transfer doses.
When ready for injection, the vials are heated to room temperature over a period of two hours, then diluted and withdrawn into the needles, and then there is a difference of six hours to inoculate patients.
The graph shows the priority order in which the vaccine will be rolled out, starting with residents in care homes
The graphic shows how patients will receive the vaccine, including who will administer it and how long it will be given immunity to Covid-19.
The infographic shows where in the country the 50 NHS centers, private vaccination centers, and GP clinics are offering the vaccine next week.
The government said yesterday that an additional 397 people had died within 28 days of the result of the Covid-19 virus test through Saturday, down 17 percent.
The separate figures released by UK statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, along with additional data on deaths in recent days, showed that there are now 74,000 Covid-19 related deaths in the UK.
Britain’s worst Covid resurgence may be over, as SAGE revealed that R has fallen for the fourth week in a row and can now reach 0.8.
No10’s Scientific Advisory Committee has claimed that outbreaks are shrinking in every part of the country.
And data from the Office for National Statistics showed that the number of daily infections with the Coronavirus in England nearly halved last month, from 47,700 per day to 25,700 in the week ending November 28, in additional evidence that the disease is starting to fade.
The report estimated that a total of 521,300 people were carrying the virus in England on November 28, down from 665,000 just two weeks ago.
The separate infection estimates released by the Covid Symptom study indicate that there are only 15,845 people who develop symptoms of Coronavirus every day in England, down from a peak of 44,000 at the end of October.
Although the numbers differ from those provided by the Office for National Statistics, they show the same downward trend.
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