Here are the morning news headlines for the Coronavirus for Monday, December 7, as the vast majority of people over 80 years old have been warned through the new year to receive the Covid-19 vaccine.
Vaccinations will be given at dozens of hospital centers across the UK starting Tuesday – British Health Secretary Matt Hancock reportedly dubbed it “V-Day” by Britain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock – with people aged 80 or over More, care home workers and NHS workers are at greater risk in front of the waiting list.
Croydon University Hospital in South London was one of the first to receive the vaccine over the weekend, with similar sightings across the country before the application began.
Professor Stephen Boyce, the National Medical Director for the NHS, said distributing the vaccine would be a “marathon rather than a speedy race,” while Chris Hobson, chief executive of NHS Providers, said people need to “hang up” and make sure they weren’t. They forgot if they didn’t receive a letter or phone call about a jab.
“I don’t think people should expect anything over the next few days because the truth, as I said, is that for the vast majority and the vast majority of people it will be in January, February, March,” Mr. Hobson told the Palestinian News Agency.
The only thing we don’t want people to worry about or worry about is “Where is my message?” in December.”
The UK has ordered 40 million doses of the Pfizer / BioNTech injection, enough to vaccinate 20 million people, as people need two doses.
There are 800,000 doses in the first tranche, which means 400,000 people will be vaccinated initially.
There are challenges to be overcome with vaccinating care home residents despite being high on the priority list, but Mr Hopson said this will begin in about a week and he will take over the leadership of primary care networks.
Logistical issues mean difficulties in getting Pfizer vaccine to the population, as it must be stored at -70 ° C before thawing and can only be transported up to four times within that cold chain before use.
Vaccine packages containing 975 doses must be divided in order to be transported to care homes.
The vaccine is being distributed across the UK by Public Health England and the NHS in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland through systems specially adapted from those used for national immunization programs.
The block is being tested in the second region
All residents and workers without symptoms will be offered a retest for the Coronavirus until Sunday, December 20, to help find more positive cases and break the chains of transmission.
Testing began on Saturday and the latest numbers show 1044 has been tested, with nine positive tests.
Two major test center locations are the Cynon Valley Indoor Bowls Center in Mountain Ash and Abercynon Sports Center. More details about the test here.
Latest cases for Wales
Another 14 people have died from Coronavirus in Wales and more than 1,900 cases have been confirmed.
The latest statistics from Public Health Wales (PHW) on Sunday 6 December show that 1,916 people have tested positive for the virus in Wales in the last reporting period. Communities most affected by coronavirus in Wales
This brings the number of positive tests since the start of the outbreak to 88,992, while 2,709 people have died from the laboratory-confirmed coronavirus in Wales.
The incidence rate across Wales is now 279.5 per 100,000 people based on the seven days through 3 December. This is an increase from 262.3 on Saturday. Find cases specific to your area here.
Wells Minister of Health Vaughan Githing will give the latest coronavirus briefing at 12.15 p.m. on Monday.
Health and care workers in Wales who died after contracting the Coronavirus
Since the coronavirus pandemic spread earlier this year, health and care workers have consistently put their lives on the line for our safety.
More than 60,000 people have died so far in the UK due to the Coronavirus. Across the UK, 206 NHS workers have died since March 11 after contracting the virus
In Wales, this included at least 16 frontline health and care workers.
Their names are confirmed by employers and by honors from family members and colleagues.
The number is likely to be less than the real number of employees who have perished because some of the names have yet to be released.
The stark differences between day and night under the new coronavirus rules
Crowds of Christmas shoppers descended on the major cities of Wales the first weekend of December.
Swansea and Cardiff were busy on Saturdays and Sundays as the shopping season increased by less than three weeks until Christmas Day.
The scenes showed a stark contrast to Friday Saturday evenings, which saw streets almost deserted as bars and restaurants began to grapple with the impact of the Welsh government’s ban on the sale of alcohol in the workplace. More pictures here.
Starting at 6pm on Friday, licensed bars, cafes and restaurants in Wales have had to stop serving alcoholic beverages on their premises, but those with an unlicensed license are allowed to sell alcoholic beverages for take-out.
All bars and restaurants must close at 6 PM every day until further notice and are allowed to operate as a fast food service starting at 6 PM.
The Welsh government said the measures are designed to curb the spread of the coronavirus as the numbers of cases have risen dramatically a month after the fire shut down for two weeks. Prime Minister Mark Druckford said the new rules were introduced in response to the spike in coronavirus cases and the promise of more social gatherings over Christmas.
Trump’s attorney tests positive for coronavirus
President Donald Trump has said that his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, has tested positive for the Coronavirus.
The president confirmed in a tweet Sunday afternoon that the former New York mayor had tested positive.
The sources said the 76-year-old showed some symptoms and was admitted to Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington.
Giuliani has traveled extensively to the battlefield states in recent weeks in an effort to help Mr Trump challenge his election defeat.
Mr. Trump wished him a speedy recovery.
“Soon Rudy gets better, we’ll continue !!!” Mr. Trump wrote in his tweet.
Giuliani attended a hearing at the Georgia Capitol building on Thursday, where he was uncovered for several hours. Nor did many senators wear masks at the session.
Shakin Stevens performs a celebratory song as the royal couple goes on tour
Finally, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took a rock ‘n’ roll bid farewell for their nationwide tour by Royal Train when Shaken Stevens performed.
Before William and Kate stepped into the service, the Cardiff-born singer, known for a string of hit songs of the 1980s, sang his hit hit single, Happy Birthday to All, to the couple and a group of transport workers.
The song topped the charts during Christmas 1985 and the royal couple chose it as the song they wanted to hear and during the performance, the Duchess tapped her foot and swayed to the music.
The Duke and Duchess, who wore face masks, set off Sunday evening from London’s Euston Station on a 1,250-mile three-day tour that will see thanks to communities in Wales, England, and Scotland, and prominent individuals and key workers for their work. Efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.
During the event, William Orson Paris, a network traffic controller for Transport in London, told Reuters: “The fingers of 2021 are back to normal.”
The first leg of the Duke and Duchess – who both wore an Alexander McQueen coat and a tartan scarf – was not revealed – but Stevens, whose real name is Michael Barratt, said his performance was his first in the royal family.
The 72-year-old said, “I love him, it was great to invite you.”
Commenting on William and Kate’s decision to travel around the country thanking those who made this year’s sacrifice, the singer said, “It’s nice to return the favor, isn’t it? It’s good to return the favor as they lead the way.”
Before boarding the service, the Duke and Duchess spent time chatting with employees from Transport for London (TfL), Network Rail and train operators about their experiences at work throughout the pandemic.
On behalf of the nation, they thanked for everything they had done to keep trains running in London and the measures taken to ensure that passengers could travel safely and with confidence.
Network Rail employees changed departure boards for the occasion, changing Wolverhampton to Warmhampton and Coventry to Coventry Carroll and Northampton to North Bollhampton.
Along the way, William and Kate will highlight the impact of extraordinary public generosity during the coronavirus pandemic, showcasing charities like NHS Together and meeting frontline workers, educators, mental health professionals, care workers and schoolchildren.
They will also celebrate examples of community spirit by showcasing the arts, heritage and live performance sector.
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