Covid-19 infections jump by half a million in UK, increase of 32%: Report

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Covid-19 infections jump by half a million in UK, increase of 32%: Report

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Covid-19 infections are rising again across the UK as an estimated 2.

According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the rise is being driven by two new fast-spreading sub-variants of Omicron called BA.4 and BA.5, reports the BBC.

In Scotland, which has had the highest Covid-19 rates in the UK since the end of May, the rise in infections may be slowing slightly.

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