1 IN 60 HAS VIRUS AS INFECTIONS SURGE
Daily Mirror|October 16, 2021
Experts fear for NHS over winter
MARTIN BAGOT

A MAJOR rise in Covid cases has pushed infection rates near to the peak levels of January.

One in 60 people in England tested positive in the week to October 9, the Office for National Statistics found. This was up from one in 70 the previous week, and one in 85 a fortnight earlier.

In Wales it was even worse, with rates at their highest ever with one in 45 positive last week.

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