The United Kingdom has sent 200 soldiers to hospitals in London to provide assistance, given the shortage of medical personnel, in the face of increasing infections with the mutant “Omicron”. The UK Ministry of Defense said it would pay 40 doctors and 160 general service staff over a three-week period to ensure the capital’s NHS hospitals are able to cope with the increase. infections. Hospitals in London have been hit hard, as there are currently more than four thousand patients with “Covid-19”, according to the latest official data, an increase of just over a thousand patients in early December last.
On the other hand, hospitals are in difficulty given the acute absence of medical staff, as many of their patients are subjected to isolation.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently said the UK ‘was experiencing the fastest growing rate of Covid infections ever’.