Mask Mandates To Tackle Omicron Variant Come Into Force In UK

Britain Reports Another Daily Record Of 88,376 New Covid Cases

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Britain Reports Another Daily Record Of 88,376 New Covid Cases

Omicron variant is fueling a worrying surge in infections across the country. (File)

London:

The British government on Thursday reported 88,376 new coronavirus cases, a second consecutive record daily tally, as the Omicron variant fuels a worrying surge in infections across the country.

The latest data takes the total number of infections during the pandemic to nearly 11.1 million, while the UK also registered a further 146 deaths from the virus, taking the death toll to almost 147,000.

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