UP TO 75,000 more Brits will die of Covid this winter as Omicron sweeps the country, doom-mongering scientists have warned.
Even under the most optimistic scenario, the projected wave of infection could lead to a peak of more than 2,000 daily hospital admissions before April.
There could be a total of 175,000 hospital admissions and 24,700 deaths between December 1 this year and April 30, 2022.
This is if no additional control measures are implemented over and above the current Plan B introduced by the Government.
But data shows that Covid vaccines do protect you from Omicron – and getting your booster before the festive season will protect you and your loved ones.
The Sun’s Jabs Army helped administer millions of jabs this year – and now we are calling Brits to get their boosters.
A third jab can combat Omicron and save us from more lockdown pain, says a morale-boosting study.
Any two doses plus a Pfizer booster give up to 75 per cent protection, experts say.
Three shots also defend better against severe disease or death — but two doses will soon fail to prevent even a third of cases.
Health Secretary Sajid Javid said: “This data shows how important boosters are.”
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