UK Faces Calls For ‘Plan B' With Virus Cases High And Rising
Millennium Post Delhi|October 20, 2021
Life has returned to normal for millions in Britain since Coronavirus restrictions were lifted over the summer. But while the rules have vanished, the virus hasn't.

LONDON:

Many scientists are now calling on the government to reimpose social restrictions and speed up booster vaccinations as Coronavirus infection rates, already Europe's highest, rise still further.

The U.K. recorded 49,156 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the largest number since mid-July.

New infections averaged 43,000 a day over the past week, a 15% increase on the week before.

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