Experts warn of new Coronavirus-wave in the UK

Experts warn of new Coronavirus-wave in the UK health experts warn insistently of a second Corona wave of Infection in the UK. It is a "real risk", they wrot

Experts warn of new Coronavirus-wave in the UK
Experts warn of new Coronavirus-wave in the UK

health experts warn insistently of a second Corona wave of Infection in the UK. It is a "real risk", they wrote in a on Wednesday by the British Medical Journal published the letter. They criticized it's the biggest lock of the pandemic and the measures in England. Prime Minister Boris Johnson had given them the day before known.

It must now be quickly acted to prevent even more deaths and losses for the economy, ask the experts in an open letter to the party leaders. The appeal to the presidents of medical societies signed. Reuters/Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/dpa Stormy times for Boris Johnson.

Pubs, Restaurants, Hotels, museums, galleries, cinemas, libraries, hair salons and churches may, subject to certain conditions 4. July in England open. At the same time Johnson had announced to reduce the distance by two meters to one Meter. The new measures apply only to England. Every part of the country in the UK, determined on his own measures.

"While the magnitude of the pandemic in the UK is hard to predict, interpret the available evidence to suggest that local outbreaks are increasingly likely, and a second wave is a real risk," wrote the experts in their letter. The government must not only fight the (economic) consequences of the first pandemic wave quickly, but must also ensure that the country was adequately prepared for a second wave.

Also, government advisors from the medical area had referred to on Tuesday the easing as "not risk free". The UK is the most difficult of the Corona-crisis-affected country in Europe: According to official statistics, 43 000 were killed a positive effect on the Virus-tested people. Experts anticipate a high number of unreported cases.

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Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 05:26

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