Britain Sees 100,000+ New Daily Cases For First Time

The BBC reports:

Daily Covid-19 cases in the UK have exceeded 100,000 for the first time, the latest government figures show.

Some 106,122 cases were announced on Wednesday – the latest in a series of record-breaking days for infections. The eight highest daily case figures since the pandemic began have all come since 15 December.

A total of 8,008 people were in hospital with coronavirus as of Tuesday, the highest since 22 November – but way down on last winter’s peak.

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