The real reason Britain rejected vaccine passports

The UK health secretary Sajid Javid has said plans for Covid-19 vaccine passports to gain access to nightclubs and other crowded venues in England “will not be going ahead”....More...

UK: 30% vaccine breakthrough rate reported by Covid App

According to ZOE COVID Study incidence figures, there are currently 51,961 new daily symptomatic cases of COVID in the UK on average, based on PCR and LFT test data from up to five days ago....More...

From Alpha to Delta – how Britain won and then lost the fight against coronavirus

After months of being ravaged by the Alpha variant (B.1.1.7) in 2020, Britain seemed to turn a corner in its fight with the coronavirus in early 2021....More...

Hong Kong: all passenger flights from UK banned to curb coronavirus – Britain deemed “extremely high-risk”

Hong Kong will ban all passenger flights from the United Kingdom from Thursday (Jul 1) to curb the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19, the government said on Monday....More...

UK: PHE on Delta Variant – 6.2% vaccine breakthrough with both doses

 

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UK: one week until B.1.617.2 Delta coronavirus variant takes off

9th June 2021: If the previous waves of Sars-CoV-2 in the UK are anything to go by, Britain is less than one week away from the B16172 Delta variant exploding into another full-blown national health crisis....More...

UK: What happens after June 21st 2021 – Britain’s coronavirus “Freedom Day”?

By Step 4 which will take place no earlier than 21 June, the UK government hopes to be in a position to remove all legal limits on social contact....More...

UK: coronavirus variant B.1.617.2 within hours of outcompeting B.1.1.7 in Britain

Well that escalated quickly. It took just a little over one month to do it, but B.1.617.2 is now just hours away from outcompeting B.1.1.7 (aka the UK or Kent variant) on a national scale in Great Britain....More...

UK: 1600 cases of Delta variant B.1.617.2 in Britain, now at >8% of total

According to the Covid-19 genomics UK consortium database, in sequences up to 11th May, there have been 1,604 instances of B.1.617.2, making it the second most common variant in the UK. ...More...

8,000 tourists a day arrive in the UK in the middle of global coronavirus pandemic

Britain’s opposition Labour party has said it is “completely outrageous” that up to 8,000 tourists may be arriving in Britain every day and demanded the UK government tighten up its hotel quarantine system to avoid new coronavirus variants being brought into the country....More...