The delta variant of the coronavirus has increased Britain’s tension. In view of the increasing cases of Delta variants, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering extending the restrictions of the lockdown ending on June 21 by four weeks. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is studying the latest figures and various other options are being considered. At the same time, experts fear that the cases of this variant may increase in the coming weeks.
On Sunday, 7490 cases of Covid-19 were registered in Britain and during this eight people also lost their lives. 49 percent more cases were registered in the country as compared to seven days ago. Public Health England (PHE) said that the cases of Delta form (B1.617.2) first identified in India have increased from about 30 thousand to 42,323 in a week. According to the information, the Prime Minister of the UK can also announce a campaign to accelerate the vaccination program.
A senior government source was quoted as saying by The Daily Telegraph that it is a direct race between vaccination and the virus. He said Johnson met with his cabinet ministers and scientific advisers to assess the latest figures. At the same time, scientists and health officials have appealed to the people to strictly follow the norms of social distance. He has appealed to the government to extend the lockdown period so that vaccination can be expedited.