Damemark is the country with the highest infection rate, with over one in 60 people infected during the week. The record for daily cases in France is broken almost every single day.
” A tsunami “. This is the expression used by the Minister of Health Olivier Véran, this Wednesday, December 29 in the Assembly, to describe the progression of the Omicron a variant in France and across Europe, a continent where the majority of new contaminations are observed.
Recent days have seen several European countries record new daily records due to the new variant. “Has an advantage over the Delta version with a doubling rate between two and three days”According to WHO
Denmark, the country currently with the most Covid-19 new cases relative to its population, broke its absolute record Wednesday by adding 23,228 cases in 24hrs.
This record can be explained in part by the large number of PCR test results that were performed after Christmas. The rate of positive tests remained almost constant at 12.3% according to data provided by health authorities.
According to AFP data, Denmark has the highest rate of HIV/AIDS in the world at 1,700 cases per 100,000 people in the past seven days. It is ahead Malta (1,333), Ireland (1,312), and Iceland (1,201).
Sixteen additional deaths were recorded in the country within a single day. The number of deaths rose by 17% over a week to 89, but it remains far below the records of last winter (249 deaths in one week of January 2021). This gap is due to the protective effects vaccines have on the population, according to reports. experts.
The daily contamination rates in France are as follows: “Make you dizzy” to the Minister for Health. Nearly 208,000 new Covid-19 contaminations have been recorded in the past 24 hours in France, announced Olivier Véran During his hearing by the National Assembly deputies, Wednesday, December 29,
The threat of contamination is real. “10% of the French population is in contact”. « Every second, Covid-19 is being praised by two French citizens.This is how the minister summarizes his warnings to unvaccinated people.
The appeal was announced on Monday “Always mandatory”Teleworking “Where possible”The ban on standing concert, and Wednesday’s decision by the French government to extend the three-week period in January for the closure of nightclubs since December 10th, was approved by the French government. The weekend will see the establishment of new isolation rules for patients as well as their contacts.
With the Omicron variant rapidly spreading, a record 130,000 cases in England and Wales were reported on Tuesday, the United Kingdom launched an extensive vaccine booster campaign. It has already allowed an extra dose to nearly 57% over 12 year olds. It is hoped that all adults will receive one before the end.
Despite the increased hospitalizations Boris Johnson ruled out tightening restrictions in England to stop the spread of the virus. This is in contrast to Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, which have closed down nightclubs.
Health authorities are concerned that, despite the lower risk, the rising number of cases will put immense pressure on the hospital system. This is especially true as more caregivers become infected and are forced to live in isolation. 8.240 people infected with Covid were admitted to hospital as of December 22nd, 842 of them on a ventilator.