UK Covid cases

UK's Omicron COVID variant cases nearly double in a day, total tally at 817

The UK Health Security Agency said that if the growth rate and doubling time continue at the rate seen in the last two weeks, they expect to see at least 50 per cent of COVID cases to be 'Omicron'.

published on : 9th December 2021

UK counts on vaccines, 'common sense' to keep virus at bay

As winter approaches, bringing the threat of a new COVID-19 surge, Britain's light touch is setting it apart from more cautious nations.

published on : 26th September 2021

Scientists fear UK COVID cases may surge after summer lull

Despite an early summer surge in COVID-19 infections, the government on July 19 removed most remaining restrictions on social and business interactions.

published on : 12th August 2021

Delta variant levels same regardless of COVID-19 vaccine, UK study finds

PHE also confirmed that the Delta variant, first identified in India, remains "overwhelmingly dominant" across the UK, accounting for approximately 99 per cent of cases.

published on : 6th August 2021

UK to expand COVID-19 vaccination first doses to all over 16 years of age

With the latest expansion, the UK joins countries such as the United States, Israel and France who have started to vaccinate older teenagers against COVID-19.

published on : 4th August 2021