Today, Sunday, the British Ministry of Health announced that it had recorded 54,940 infections and 563 new deaths from the Coronavirus, which represents a decrease for both indicators.
The Ministry stated, in a new statistic, that the number of registered infections with the emerging corona virus “COVID-19” in the United Kingdom during the past 24 hours increased by 54,940, to reach the level of 3072349 cases.
Britain has been witnessing in recent weeks sharp increases in the daily injuries index, which reached on January 8, 68053, which represents a record outcome, to decline on January 9 to 59,937.
The British Ministry of Health also stated that it had detected 563 new deaths from the disease, bringing the number of pandemic victims in the country to 81,431.
The number of daily deaths from Corona virus in the country on January 8 reached 1325, in a record number, dropping on January 9 to 1035.
At the same time, it is mentioned that the indicators of the spread of the Corona virus always witness a decline on the two days of the weekend for bureaucratic reasons.
Britain is the 5th country in the world in terms of the number of registered infections with the emerging coronavirus, as well as the 5th in terms of the death toll from the pandemic.
On December 8, the UK authorities launched a mass vaccination campaign against Coronavirus infection with a vaccine developed by the American “Pfizer” and the German “Biontech” company.
Meanwhile, the country monitored an accelerated spread of the disease in some of its regions, and on December 14, the British Minister of Health, Matt Hancock, announced that scientists had discovered a new strain of Corona virus, while the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, said that it may be 70% more contagious.