England’s next Covid wave has officially started, leading experts declared today as two months of tumbling cases were brought to an end.
Government statisticians tasked with tracking the outbreak estimate 766,500 people were infected on any day last week — up 8.6 per cent on the previous weekly toll.
It marks the first rise in infections since mid-July, when the summer wave peaked and ministers faced calls to bring back pandemic-era restrictions.
Covid hospital admissions are also on the…
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