In the latest 24 hours, UK has reported another 9,055 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period. And according to official figures released Wednesday, it is the highest daily increase since the month of February. UK reports
We For News reported, citing the Xinhua news agency reported, that the total number of coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 4,589,814.
The UK also recorded another nine coronavirus-related death, making the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 127,926. UK reports
According to We For News, these figures only include the deaths of people who died within 28 days of their first positive test.
The latest data came as Susan Hopkins, Public Health England’s strategic coronavirus response director said that there are 25 coronavirus variants “under monitoring”, along with eight variants are “under investigation.”
British PM Boris Johnson announced Monday a four-week delay to the final step of England’s roadmap out of Covid-19 restrictions until July 19, amid a surge in cases of the Delta variant first identified in India.
The Delta variant first identified in India is now dominant in Britain, according to Public Health England. UK reports