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The UK is in the middle of a new wave of infections gives Coronavirus driven by Delta variant which quickly took hold in the country.
After having overcome the most difficult phases of the pandemic thanks to the massive vaccination campaign and having cut down infections and consequent hospitalizations and deaths, the United Kingdom is faced with a new increase in cases, defined by public health experts as a “Third wave” to all effects. The new cases recorded in the last few days have increased by 33.4% compared to those of the previous 7 days, but the pace seems to have dropped since the beginning of the first outbreaks in the last week of May.
The new cases from the last 14 days are but increased by 118% compared to those of the previous 14 days, doubling the number of people hospitalized. The new wave forced the British government to postpone the abolition of all social restrictions initially scheduled for 21 June until July 19.
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