UK reports 98,515 COVID cases in last 24 hours, including 143 deaths.
London: The UK has reported 98,515 new COVID-19 instances and 143 death over the last 24 hours of Monday (local time).
Over the previous seven days, the country has registered 763,295 cases of infection and 742 deaths as per the official statistics published by the UK government.
In recent days in it appears that the UK has been reporting its highest number of single-day COVID-19-related infections across the globe in the wake of the discovery of a new variant.
It is believed that the Omicron variant is continually increasing the number of those living in the United Kingdom. In light of rising cases, The National Health Service in the UK has stated that all adults can get a COVID-19 booster dosage.
The booster can provide you with long-term protection from becoming seriously sick due to COVID-19, NHS added.
The UK government is encouraging its citizens to have their vaccinations. “We know two jabs do not give you enough protection against Omicron, so whether it is your first, second, or booster jab, I urge you to book an appointment now,” UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a tweet on Monday.
Johnson has also advised the public to take their precautions in light of the growing amount cases of Omicron cases and added: “Most importantly, I urge everyone to get their first, second, or booster jab without delay to protect yourselves and your loved ones.”
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