Alert! Mutant new coronavirus have been discovered in 3 more countries!
European Regional Office of the World Health Organization confirmed on the 20th that at least three countries outside the United Kingdom have found confirmed cases related to this mutated new coronavirus. Among them, there are 9 cases in Denmark, and 1 case each in the Netherlands and Australia
300,000 people in the UK "flee" overnight
The British government stated that a mutated new coronavirus is spreading rapidly in London and southeastern England. It is spreading faster than the previous version of coronavirus. British Health Secretary Hancock said that the spread of the mutant new coronavirus has been out of control.
On December 19, British Prime Minister Johnson announced that starting from the 20th, London, southeast and east of England will be upgraded from the current alarm level (3) to the highest level (4) for a period of two weeks.
On the 20th December, London and some surrounding areas in the British capital began to upgrade their epidemic prevention measures to the highest level. After the news was suddenly announced on the afternoon of the December 19th, nearly 300,000 residents rushed to railways, roads, etc. and "Escape" London quickly.
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London couple got married in a hurry within 2 hours before the lockdown
The couple completed the wedding in a hurry before the new restrictions took effect. They originally planned to get married on September 6, but due to multiple adjustments to the epidemic prevention ban, their wedding date has been rescheduled three times.
"This is a miracle, it feels like a dream. Many people spend years preparing for the wedding, and we only spent 2 hours." The couple said. They plan to spend their honeymoon in Dubai and the Maldives at the end of January next year, but they are not sure whether it will be possible.
Many countries suspend the entry of British flights
Following the shock news; European countries immediately responded and imposed a ban on flights from the UK.
Among them, France announced that beginning with the early hours of the December 20th, travelling to UK by sea, land and air, is prohibited for for 48 hours and land freight traffic has been suspended as well.
Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland also implemented "ban" on flights from the United Kingdom. Among them, Germany prohibits all passenger planes from the United Kingdom for landing, and Italy prohibits the entry of people who have been to the United Kingdom in the past 14 days.
Be alert! Mutant new coronaviruses have been found in 3 more countries
The European Regional Office of the World Health Organization confirmed on the 20th that at least three countries out of United Kingdom have confirmed cases related to this mutated new coronavirus . There are 9 cases in Denmark, and 1 case each in the Netherlands and Australia. The World Health Organization calls on countries in the European region to tighten epidemic prevention measures, and calls on countries around the world to step up screening of the new mutated coronavirus, and promptly report relevant information.
The WHO also stated that it has noticed "preliminary signs" that the mutated new coronavirus "spreads faster from person to person" and may affect the accuracy of some diagnostic tests. But there is currently no evidence that this mutant virus has a higher fatality rate or can cause more severe symptoms.