Up to 120,000 new confirmed cases in the UK… More than doubled in ten days


The number of new COVID-19 cases in the UK has reached 120,000, setting a new record.

The UK government announced on the 23rd local time that there were 119,789 new cases of COVID-19, surpassing the previous record of 106,122.

New cases of COVID-19 in the UK more than doubled in just ten days from 54,661 on the 13th.

There were 147 deaths that day and 1,04 hospitalizations as of the 19th.

The mutant Omicron has an additional 16,817 people, bringing the total to 90,06.

Last week, it was estimated that 1 in 45 people in the UK were infected with the virus, which is about 1.2 million.

A week ago it was about 1 in 60.

The UK Health and Safety Agency (HSA) said in its weekly COVID-19 report that infection rates are highest among people in their 20s and hospitalizations are highest among those over 85.


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