A new type of coronavirus poses a particular danger to working class citizens – they die more often than skilled workers.
“People in low-skilled jobs or care work are three times more likely to die from COVID-19 than professionals,” the publication quoted him as saying.
In the same speech, he named the number of people currently in hospitals in the country: they were more than 37 thousand. According to the Minister, the authorities have deployed an extremely effective vaccination program, which is faster than only the programs of Israel and the Arab Emirates. More than 80 percent of Britons over the age of 80 have already been vaccinated.
According to official data, which is given by American Johns Hopkins Institute, more than 3,6 million infected with coronavirus were registered in Great Britain, more than 98 thousand patients died because of complications connected to it.