Covid cases skyrocket to 52,009 as UK records 115 deaths

by 24britishtvOct. 21, 2021, 4:50 p.m. 36
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Daily Covid cases have soared to 52,009 in a new high on Thursday. It is the highest number of daily cases reported in the UK since July 17. A further 115 Covid related deaths were recorded within 28 days of a positive test. It brings the UK’s death toll total to 139,146. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have now been 164,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate. Vaccinations have been successfully rolled out with a total of 95,014,529 Covid jabs given in the country. It is estimated 4.7 million booster doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been delivered, up from Wednesday’s total of 4.2 million, new figures show. Boris Johnson made an urgent plea for over 50s to get their Covid booster jabs as soon as they become eligible. Continue reading: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/rise-covid-cases-deaths-stats-today-plan-b-winter-b961814.html Subscribe to the Evening Standard on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7RQon_YwCnp_LbPtEwW65w?sub_confirmation=1

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