Capital United kingdom Planned New Year’s celebrations will be canceled due to the increase in injuries COVID-19 For omicron variant, announced on Monday Mayor London, Sadiq Khan.
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“With COVID-19 infections reaching record levels in our city and in the UK, I am determined to (…) do everything we can to limit the spread of the new variant and ensure that our (public health) services are not saturated this winter,” Khan said in a statement.
“This means that we will no longer be hosting this planned 6,500-person celebration in Trafalgar Square on New Year’s Eve.” ads.
“It will be very disappointing for a lot of Londoners, but we have to take the right steps to limit the spread of the virus.”added.
With festivities canceled, London is following in the footsteps of Paris, the French capital, which announced on Saturday that it was canceling fireworks and concerts scheduled on the Champs-Elysees for New Year’s Eve.
Source: Agence France-Presse