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Covid infections in the UK are rising again for the first time in two months

People visiting the national Covid memorial wall outside St Thomas' Hospital, London

People visiting the national Covid memorial wall outside St Thomas’ Hospital in London (Image: Rex)

In the UK, Covid-19 infections have risen for the first time in two months.

The jump is believed to be caused by the Omicron variant, as in the previous wave.

However, it now includes the original Omicron variant BA.1, as well as newer variants BA.4 and BA.5, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

A total of 989,800 people in private households were estimated to have had the virus in the past week, up from 953,900 the previous week.

All four nations have seen increases in infections, although the ONS describes the trend in Scotland and Wales as “uncertain”.

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Justin Scacco

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