more than United kingdom National newspapers were strewn about some twists and turns on the Christmas crisis of Coronavirus Friday morning.
On this morning guardian, My colleagues Denise Campbell And the Nicola Davis She reported that an increasing number of hospitals in England were short of beds and had to refer patients elsewhere and cancel operations.
according to NHS numbers, Hospitals had to ask ambulance crews to transfer patients 44 times last week – the highest number in four years.
With hospitals in London, Leicester and Northampton particularly affected, Chris Hobson, chief executive of NHS Providers, warned: “It looks like we’re already in the grip of a really bad winter, and there’s a very long way to go.”
The Times Reports of further restrictions on coronavirus hotspots in southeast England, “with mounting concerns that commuters in London are leading a wave of infections in southern England.”
Matt Hancock, Minister of Health, put local counties into the toughest measures yesterday and urged people in Kent to “act as if they have the virus.”
Hancock is understandably considering additional restrictions, including the closure of non-essential stores, for the hardest hit areas if an extensive test fails to check the wave’s momentum.
according to daily Mail, Britain faces “the worst winters” and a possible third national lockdown.
Level 3 restrictions were extended yesterday so that two-thirds of homes in England – and 38 million people – can now expect to enter the new year under the most severe restrictions.
Swathes of the Home Counties will join London at the highest level tomorrow while Manchester and the Northeast have been told that they cannot move down the rung despite fewer cases recorded.
Experts fear the decisions will not be enough to avoid more drastic measures as COVID-19 is on the rise nationwide.
There will be “layers before the shame,” he pronounces MirrorHe notes that millions of other people in England will be subject to the strictest levels of coronavirus restrictions far from a complete lockdown – only for the rules to be lifted again at Christmas.
Millions of other people will be placed in Level 3 tomorrow, days before the rules are relaxed for Christmas.
The Southern regions will face the toughest bases, with 38 million people now at Level 3. Labor Jonathan Ashworth begged Matt Hancock to “think again” about the holidays.
The I am He notes Matt Hancock’s warning to people in England that “we must not blow it up now” after he refused to loosen restrictions on the spread of the virus in the North and tighten them in the South.
However, the Minister of Health’s extremely cautious approach sparked a violent reaction from the leaders of the councils and deputies, who accused him of failing to consult on the decision and the exacerbation of economic pain in their regions.
And the Sun I reported that musician Paul McCartney said he would get the coronavirus vaccine as soon as he could get it.
“The vaccine will get us out of this,” said songwriter Get Back, 78.
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