A day with multiple salutations in honor of the victims of the epidemic
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on citizens, on Tuesday, to reflect on what he considered “a very difficult year for the country” on the anniversary of the start of the UK’s first prisoner of fighting the pandemic, on a day that coincides with salutations and minutes of silence.
The United Kingdom, the most punished country in Europe, began Tuesday with multiple tributes in honor of the 126,000 deaths due to the Coronavirus, including a minute of silence in Parliament at noon, while the monuments of the entire country, including the London Eye, will light up the night. From 20 local time (17 Argentina).
A Downing Street spokesman reported that the prime minister paid tribute to the people who died during the pandemic and their families and loved ones at a cabinet meeting this morning.
The spokesman noted that Johnson began the cabinet meetings by thinking about what he called “a very dark and difficult year for the country.”
The prime minister paid tribute to the people who died during the pandemic and their families and loved ones at a cabinet meeting this morning.“
The spokesman said in his message that the Prime Minister expressed his sorrow for all the lives lost, and extended his heartfelt condolences to their families, friends and loved ones.
He added that the leader of the Conservative Party also indicated the ability of British scientists to respond to the epidemic, which he considered “incredible” and that if he had been asked last March, “I would not have imagined that this would have been possible” to develop a vaccine and deliver it to half of the UK’s adult population in 12 months.
In the country, more than 27.6 million people have already received at least one dose of the vaccine, and it is estimated that by July, all adults over the age of 18 will be vaccinated.
Meanwhile, weekly coronavirus deaths in England and Wales fell to their lowest level since October, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
On Monday, the United Kingdom reported 17 deaths in 28 days after testing positive for the Coronavirus, the lowest daily death rate since September 2020.
In the country, more than 27.6 million people have already received at least one dose of the vaccine, and it is estimated that by July, all adults over the age of 18 will be vaccinated.“
Also this morning, Health Minister Matt Hancock spoke about the British government’s response to the epidemic and “expressed his sorrow for all the deaths.”
I remember the first death and I remember feeling a deep sense of loss and actually found out that I was here at home, and it shocked me, ”he said in an interview on ITV’s Good Morning. Britain program.
In this sense, the government has faced criticism for delaying the first incarceration process since Italy, Spain and most of the continent took action earlier.
The delay, according to many, saw the UK record the highest death toll in Europe during the first wave of the pandemic.
Queen Elizabeth II spoke of “the pain and loss that many feel” and celebrated the anniversary by sending flowers to St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London.“
Queen Elizabeth II also spoke of “the pain and loss that many feel” and celebrated the anniversary by sending flowers to St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London where her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, underwent heart surgery.
“As we look to a better future together, we pause today to reflect on the pain and loss that many individuals and families still feel, and pay tribute to the immeasurable service of those who have supported us over the past year,” the king said in her message.
Meanwhile, the British are invited to light a candle tonight at the entrance to their homes and remain silent for a minute.