In the United Kingdom, where infection with the new mutated coronavirus is widespread, more than 100,000 people have died from infection, and the situation remains serious.
In the United Kingdom, infection with the mutated coronavirus, which is said to be highly infectious, has spread rapidly since last month, and the number of infected people per day has exceeded 60,000 on some days this month.
According to the British government's announcement, the death toll reported on the 26th and 1st was 1631, totaling 100,162, exceeding 100,000 for the first time in Europe.
"The sadness contained in this harsh figure is immeasurable. Many couldn't even witness the deaths of their families and relatives and say goodbye," Johnson said in a press conference on Thursday.
In the UK, the number of people infected per day is declining, but the number of deaths and inpatients continues to be well above the peak last spring, and Chief Medical Officer Whitty, who attended the press conference, will see a significant decrease in deaths. Emphasized the view that it will still take time.