Queen Elizabeth cancels lunch with the family before Christmas, according to sources at the Palace. Until a few days ago the traditional Christmas lunch of the English royal family was to be celebrated, despite the increase in cases of covid-19 and the spread of the omni-variant. A lunch that will finally be cancelled, according to sources at the Palace.
The UK health authorities confirmed, according to the latest data on Wednesday, a total of 78,610 new infections of Sars-CoV-2, constituting a record number of daily cases since the pandemic began.
In total, more than 11,000 positive cases and 146,791 people have died from this virus, 165 of these deaths in the last 24 hours. A further 4,671 cases of the omicron variant have been confirmed by health authorities.
The UK Government has introduced new restrictions in response to the increase in contagion and the concerns raised by the omnicron variant. He imposed the return of telecommuting or the mandatory covid passport to access certain facilities, measures foreseen in what the Johnson Administration calls its ‘Plan B’, which he presented in September in case the situation worsened.