The government have been criticized because be late for placing India on the red list.
Boris Johnson declared that lockdown ease will be delayed for at least four weeks until July 19. It happened after the figures showed that the infection number, especially the Delta variant, increased in more than three months.
Putting India on the red list earlier can avoid delaying lockdown ease?
The Delta variant identified for the first time in India. Then research showed that the Delta variant is 64% more transmissible than the Kent variant. Then, the variant makes more than 90% cases in England.
The government have been criticized because be late for placing India on the red list. The UK government put India on the red list two weeks after Pakistan and Bangladesh, which was on April 23.
Faster action can prevent lockdown ease delayed?
Edward Argar being asked if faster action can stop this current situation answered that it was hypothetical and don’t know the exact answer. However, Mr Argar mentioned it couldn’t stop the variant coming and there’s no way of knowing that. Mr Argar supported the government by saying that the procedure swift and decisive action. On the other side, Lucy Powell from Labour said that it was late to place India on the red list.
Lockdown ease delayed has benefit on it
Mr Argar continued that vaccines were the key. He also added that lockdown ease delayed can make more time for giving the second doses. The government also see that there is a cut link between disease, hospitalization and death.
“I assume once we have got those second doses in people’s, we have got that level of security up to about that 81%. I think people will be more pleased with it,” told Mr Argar