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In east London, in Newham, new cases of Covid are now rare. However, the health situation here was one of the worst in the United Kingdom at the start of the year, with one in 15 infected. The way out of the crisis owes a lot to national confinement, still in force since January 5. Masks are not mandatory on the street, but everything is closed except for essential shops. Hope has also returned thanks to the vaccine. More than one in two British adults have already received an injection. “If it can save my life, it will save everyone’s life“, indicates a trader.
In January, the English variant swept across the UK, with up to 61,000 new cases per day. There are now 5,450 of them. A very gradual deconfinement will be able to be implemented. On April 12, shops, restaurants and pubs will reopen in England. And everyone seems to be happy about it. Emma Parkhouse, owner of a pub in Saint Albans, is already full “the week of the reopening“Despite a marked improvement, the people of Newham nonetheless remain suspicious. No one forgets that the country is the most bereaved in Europe.”This third lockdown, which will soon end in the UK, must be the last according to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, says journalist Matthieu Boisseau. This will require meeting the vaccination goal set by the government, a first dose for all adults by the end of July.”
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Official website of the British authorities: https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/
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