31 Dec 2021

UK reports nearly 190,000 new daily Covid cases

Covid figures have risen to record levels yet again – almost 190,000 new daily cases – while there’s been another rise in the number of patients admitted to hospital.

More than a dozen hospitals say they’re temporarily banning most visitors to protect patients and staff from infection.

Stressing the importance of getting fully vaccinated, the government said all adults in the UK have now been offered a booster jab.