London, December 29 (Xinhua) according to the data released by the British government on the 29th, 53135 new confirmed cases were added in the UK on the same day, and the number of new confirmed cases in a single day was the highest since the outbreak of the epidemic in the country; the total number of confirmed cases was 2382865. Britain is continuing to promote the new crown vaccination, many people who have received the first dose of vaccine have been vaccinated with the second dose. Margaret Keenan, a 90 year old woman who was the first person to receive the new crown vaccine in Britain, received the second dose of the vaccine on the 29th. British health secretary Matthew Hancock congratulated on the same day on social media. The British government announced on the 2nd of this month that its regulatory authorities have approved the use of the new crown vaccine developed by the German biotechnology company in cooperation with Pfizer Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., which is also the first new crown vaccine approved for use in the UK. Britain began to vaccinate people with the new crown vaccine on the 8th. Recently, the UK has tightened epidemic prevention and control measures for many times. In order to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, the original five-day “relaxation period” of Christmas epidemic prevention restrictions was cancelled in the UK, and the epidemic prevention and control level in the capital London, southeastern England and parts of eastern England has been raised to the highest level of level 4.
Editor: Lin Hui