Covid-19 UK: Deaths rise by 229 but cases fall for second day in a row

by 24britishtvJan. 8, 2022, 10:50 a.m. 19
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#UKCovid19 #UKCovid #UKNews #Covid #Omicron #CovidNews Britain's daily coronavirus cases fell for the second day in a row today and there early signs NHS admissions are peaking in England — as Sajid Javid reiterated that Omicron is causing mild illness for the vast majority. There were 178,250 new positive Covid tests across the UK over the past 24 hours, Government dashboard data shows, down 6 per cent on the figure last week. The two-day dip in new infections puts an end to nearly a month of solid growth following the emergence of the ultra-infectious new variant. Another 229 Covid fatalities were also registered across the country today, marking a 13 per cent rise compared to last Friday. There are around seven times fewer daily Covid deaths now than during the second wave last January. Full story: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10379471/UKs-Covid-cases-fall-second-day-row-New-infections-drop-6-week-178-250.html Daily Mail Website: https://www.dailymail.co.uk Daily Mail Facebook: https://facebook.com/dailymail Daily Mail IG: https://instagram.com/dailymail Daily Mail Snap: https://snapchat.com/discover/Daily-Ma... Daily Mail Twitter: https://twitter.com/MailOnline Daily Mail Pinterest: https://pinterest.co.uk/dailymail Get the free Daily Mail mobile app: https://dailymail.co.uk/mobile

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