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“Critics accuse the government of waiting too long. Now experts fear that the coronavirus could do more damage to the UK than Italy. Due to the fact that large amounts of data can not be counted, there are growing suspicions that in reality the number of infected people the situation is much worse than official sources say, “the channel said.
It is pointed out that even in London, which risks becoming the epicenter of the spread of the virus in the country, people do not comply with government recommendations.
The measures taken by Johnson’s cabinet are still insufficient – for example, the British government announced the need to increase the number of tests conducted, but so far this remains only a goal, progress towards which is too slow, the channel notes.
“The UK is heading for disaster, and it may already be too late to take action,” the television correspondent said.
In support of the thesis, statistics are provided according to which nine thousand infected and 86 dead are registered in Switzerland. In Britain, the population is eight times larger, but already 6,700 infected account for 335 deaths. This, the channel notes, indicates a large number of unaccounted for patients with coronavirus.
“Meanwhile, the UK health care system is chronically overloaded, and it is not known whether it is able to cope with the rapidly growing number of diseases,” the SRF correspondent fears.
Coronavirus has already been detected in more than 170 countries. For the first time, COVID-19 fell ill in Wuhan late last year. In total, more than 170 countries are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 480 thousand people are infected, more than 21 thousand have died.
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