New Delhi: Britain registered 78,610 confirmed COVID19 cases, the highest daily rise since the beginning of the pandemic in the nation the previous year.
The arrival of new coronavirus variant ‘Omicron’ has sent cases to peak, with daily tally overtaking the previous number of cases of 68,053 that came out in January at the phase of Alpha variant.
In the United Kingdom, more than 11 million individuals have been tested COVID positive. Meanwhile, the total population of the country is around 67 million.
As of Omicron, more than 10,000 cases have been registered. Single death has been recorded by the new variant. It is said that the Omicron variant will become dominant in London.
Over 146,000 people have died in the United Kingdom due to COVID surge.