Corona: third wave soon in Great Britain?

The British hope. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, 56, is thinking publicly about ending the lockdown entirely on June 21. In a country that was hit by Corona more than any other in Europe (4.5 million cases, 130,000 deaths), people could finally enjoy their freedom. These hopes were dealt a sudden blow on Wednesday.

In the past week, the number of corona cases in the UK rose by 74 percent. In the past 24 hours alone, there were 7,540 new cases – the highest number since February. Neil Ferguson, an epidemiologist at Imperial College London, told the press that Britain was “at the beginning of a third wave.” The “could be very violent or significantly weaker than the second”. In order to avert greater disaster, it is crucial to find out how dangerous the Indian variant is and how well the vaccinations work against it. Because the Indian variant is mainly responsible for the sharp increase. Currently, their number would double every seven days.

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