Over the past 28 days, it has been reported that the United States and the United Kingdom seem to be the nations in which new cases of swine flu are occurring most frequently, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University.
With the emergence of the Omicron variant – the vastly transmissible variant, the cases of Covid-19 have been outpouring throughout the globe. According to sources from Johns Hopkin University, the U.S. and U.K. have documented the highest number of new cases.
However, Our World data reveals that it might not be true on comparing them with a few other countries including Denmark, Greece, and Ireland that have developed pervasiveness of covid-19.
European Countries with Highest Number of Covid Cases
Our World in data reported that Ireland had an average of 4,020 cases of Covid-19 per million people last week. With confirmed new cases of about 23,817 and 40 deaths, the country is marked as the one with the highest daily figure according to the official government figures.
Moreover, the booster dose has been inoculated to 55% of the eligible population and 77% have been vaccinated with the initial two doses.
It has been stated by the Irish government that though the situation seems worrisome, the vaccination program is undergoing to make sure that the impacts of the pandemic will soon be offset.
Earlier on Wednesday, the Irish government expressed significant concern over the epidemiological situation, but noted that Ireland’s “rapid vaccination program has been central to offsetting the impact of the Omicron wave.”
Greece with a weekly average of 3,486 cases per million people is regarded as a country with a high frequency of the virus. A record of 50,126 new cases and 61 deaths has been documented.
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control states that 66.3% of the population has received all doses of vaccine. Thanos Plevris, the Greek Health Minister, remarked that there exists no patient of confirmed Omicron who has to be canalized.
Plevris remarks follow the announcement by officials that more than 90% of cases in Greece now represent the highly transmissible Omicron variant.
Denmark has recorded a weekly average of 3,334 Covid cases per million people. According to the Danish National Health Service, there have been 18,261 newly positive results in the past 24 hours.
Official data show 754 Covid-19 patients have been admitted to hospitals, 1 fewer than the day before. The new tests with positive results constitute 18,261 cases and 755 patients of Covid-19 were admitted and 10 deaths were reported.
Approximately, 80% of the population has been done with the inoculation process and more than half are injected with a booster dose.
The authorities have claimed that 90% of Covid-19 cases are deemed as that of Omicron now. Tyra Grove Krause, the Danish health official has told local media that individuals could now return to normal life with the aid of Omicron in some months.