Record Increase in COVID Cases in UK; London Swept by Omicron

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The UK reported 122,186 COVID-19 cases on Friday, with new estimates suggesting vast swathes of London’s population are infected, underscoring the relentless advance of the Omicron variant. Over the last seven days, cases of Omicron have greatly increased, especially in the capital, London. Models from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed on Friday that […]

Omicron Spread Declared A Major Incident In London

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The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, declared a “major incident” after the Omicron variant spread throughout the city. As the term indicates, a major incident is defined as an event with wide-ranging serious consequences that require special arrangements to reduce disruptions of city services. The number of new Covid cases in London over the past […]