The coronavirus Omicron strain is spreading significantly and accounts for 40% of all infections detected in London, British officials say.
The coronavirus strain is spreading at an alarming rate and now accounts for about 40% of Covid-19 cases in London, so people should receive a booster dose of the vaccine, British officials said today (Monday). Because people who have received two doses of the vaccine are still vulnerable.
Since the first cases of Omicron were identified in Britain on November 27, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has imposed restrictions, announcing on Sunday that a wave of Omicron infections is imminent.
According to officials, if no further action is taken, one million people could be infected by the end of the month.
According to Reuters, the British Minister of Health said that the Omicron strain is spreading at a noticeable rate that has not been seen before, and the incidence doubles every two to three days.