New strain of virus wreaks havoc in the UK

The UK is experiencing a real nightmare. This Tuesday, more than 53,000 new COVID-19 infections were registered, twelve thousand more than on Monday, when all records were broken. There were also 414 deaths.

The new one Ultra-contagious strain of the virus is spreading rapidly through London, the east and the south of England, subjecting hospitals to unprecedented pressure. Some centers can no longer accommodate the sick due to lack of available beds.

Desperation was felt in the statements of the head of the British health.“Many of us have lost family, friends and colleagues, at a time of year when we should normally be partying. It is normal for many people to feel tired, anxious and frustrated seeing that we are once again in the eye of the hurricane of this second wave of the pandemic that is sweeping Europe and this countrysaid Simon Stevens.

France: curfew at 6 p.m. in some cities and regions

The British Government prepares more restrictions. The French is resisting, for the moment, to decree a new confinement, despite the fact that the situation is deteriorating in several regions. Instead, the Minister of Health, Olivier Veran, announced that part of the country will start 2021 with an even longer curfew than the one in force.

“We will propose an extension of the curfew that, instead of starting at eight, will start at six in the afternoon in all places where it is necessary, in departments and in some cities where the incidence rate is above the maximum alert level. These measures will be applied from January 2 “announced the minister on television, in prime time.

Spain: controversial registry of those who do not want to be vaccinated

In Spain, the Government’s decision to create a registry with the names of people who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine is controversial.

I think it violates freedoms. It grinds me a lot when they keep a record of the people who get vaccinated and, above all, those who don’t says a woman. But, at the same time, I understand that if a sufficient number of people, a sufficient percentage of the population, are not vaccinated, the vaccine is useless and it really worries me a lot about health. “

Also in Spain, as in most of Europe, deaths and the incidence of the virus are on the rise again, which this Mars stood at 255 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.