The UK has reported 8,125 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. This is the highest daily number since February 26, when 8,523 was recorded.
The latest government data is compared to 7,393 on Thursday and 6,238 last Friday.
The latest daily figures also show that 17 deaths were recorded within 28 days of the positive test.
Meanwhile, 201,607 received the first dose of the vaccine and 308,038 received the second jab.
Currently, there are 41,088,485 people who received one jab and 29,165,140 people who received both.
Due to the increase in cases, the British Medical Association (BMA) has called for postponement of all blockade restrictions scheduled for June 21st.
According to the association, current data and evidence suggest that ending the limit in just over a week does not meet four government-specific tests and should instead be checked every two weeks.
Dr. Chaand Nagpaul, Chair of the BMA Council, said: Program and lead to a surge in infectious diseases.
“It is not only the number of hospitalizations, but also the health risk of many young people who may suffer from long-term symptoms that affect their ability to live and work.
“Importantly, current data and evidence show that ending the limit in just over a week does not meet the government’s own four tests, to the public on how the prime minister protects the country’s health. It is important to respect his own commitment. “
The latest figures are after Public Health England announced that more than 90% of new COVID-19 cases in the UK are now delta (India) mutants.
COVID-19: UK reports 8,125 new cases of coronavirus-highest since late February | UK News
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