Doctors are warning that growing numbers of COVID patients are needing oxygen and intensive care compared to just a fortnight ago.
The latest government data on hospitalisations shows a steady incremental rise in the amount of COVID patients being taken to medical institutions in recent weeks.
Even though numbers remain comparatively low in comparison to the earlier peaks, where more than 4,500 people were being admitted to the hospital, doctors have shared disturbing news that those coming in for treatment are sicker than before.
And leading medical figures have warned of the implications of hospitals seeing greater amounts of patients who are coming down with more severe bouts of COVID that require oxygen and intensive care treatment.
Although the latest figures show hospitalisations are steadily sneaking up, although the UK’s strong vaccine rollout has kept mortality remarkably low with earlier waves of the virus.
The most recently available government data from June 21 recorded 224 daily COVID hospitalisations in the United Kingdom, with a weekly rise of more than 13 per cent.
PHE said cases of the Indian variant, which is about 80 per cent more transmissible than the earlier dominant Kent strain, grew 46 per cent in a week across the United Kingdom with 35,204 more infections detected.
Nick Scriven, former president of the Society for Acute Medicine, told a newspaper out that unlike a couple of weeks ago patients were sicker, needing oxygen and some needing ICI, which was worrying.
He said that any number of COVID positive people will have implications as hospitals will want to ensure they’re infection control safe, which in practice will mean cohorting in ward areas that then can’t be used for non-COVID people.
Patients are at a greater risk of being hospitalised with the mutant Delta variant if they had only been given one vaccine dose, highlighting the importance of two.
In more encouraging news, data showed that no one under the age of 50 and fully vaccinated has died from the Indian COVID variant in England.
Public Health England’s report further revealed that only 3 per cent of people in that age group who caught the strain and were admitted to hospital by June 21 were double jabbed.
Commenting on the news, Dr Jenny Harries, chief executive of the UK Health Security Agency said that through the success of their vaccination programme, data suggested that they’ve started to break the link between cases and hospitalisations.
Sadly, our freedom is lost, gone forever, and it doesn’t matter what Boris Johnson says, they will never surrender their stronghold, and the object of the exercise is all about control and their machine has done a cracking good job of putting us all in line.
And the strength of feeling is that they’ve been abused and it seems that the COVID assembly is carrying out an independent COVID death audit to determine how many people have perished from this virus, and our government has absolutely no credibility and who knows what’s true and what’s false in what they tell us? And it’s better to assume that anything they do tell us is designed to manipulate our emotions, and it seems that the government and the newspapers are involved in daily acts of terrorism against the British people.
Here we go again, there are not enough deaths to frighten us, so they say more hospitalisations. There are not that many hospitalisations either, so now the ones that are, are sicker, and next week it will be that they’re not actually sicker, but they do have the capacity to rob banks more after catching COVID.