UK ONS: nearly 3.5 million infections in the UK in the last week

The UK Covid horror show continues….

The latest coronavirus numbers from the UK Office of National Statistics show that nearly 3.5 million people were infected with Covid in the last week, that’s more than one in twenty people in every area of the country....More...

UK: Pandemic record Covid infection rates in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Data from the ZOE Covid-19 app today shows that there are pandemic record Covid incidence rates in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland....More...

Jenny Harris: Quite likely BA.5 hospitalizations will exceed those of BA.2

Dr Jenny Harris, of the UKHSA, has said in an interview today that it is quite likely that BA.5 hospitalizations will “peak over” those of the Omicron BA.2 wave, meaning that Britain could see the highest hospitalization figures for eighteen months....More...

Europe: 2022 summer covid wave already larger than European winter wave of 2020

Despite an almost complete lack of Covid testing across Europe, case numbers in the current summer wave are already higher than last year’s summer wave of 2021, AND the winter wave of 2020....More...