Cases of the new Corona mutant have been confirmed in several European countries, including Spain, Sweden and Switzerland, all of them are related to people who arrived from the United Kingdom, and Japan announced that it is banning entry to all new foreigners as of Monday, after the mutated virus was discovered in travelers from the Kingdom.
According to the Guardian newspaper, this news came at the same time that Level 4 conditions were imposed on six million other people in the east and southeast of England, which is the level of the most stringent Corona rules in England, and closures have also been introduced in Scotland and Northern Ireland, and now live More than 40% of the population is level 4, with pressure mounting on the entire country to be placed in this category.
Scholars have urged that all regions of England be placed at Level 4, which means that non-essential stores, hairdressers, and places of entertainment and entertainment must be closed, and they have advised countries that have been mandated to introduce their own national lockdowns, and the scholars emphasized that the fourth level should include strengthened travel restrictions. While he argues that a contingency plan will be introduced to enable safe education in January and February.
This idea is supported by teaching unions, which have called on the government to keep schools closed, as evidence has grown that the new viral variant proves to be particularly contagious among children, and Paul Hunter, a professor of medicine at the University of East Anglia, supported it, and said: “If this new alternative is behind The increase in this age group, this is a source of great concern. “
In the United Kingdom, reports on Saturday revealed the death of 161 other people who had tested positive for Covid-19, and the patients ranged between 44 and 100 years old, and all except eight were suffering from unstable health conditions, this number raises the total number of confirmed deaths reported in Hospitals in England to 48,311.