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UK health experts urge PM to delay lockdown easing after 8,125 new Covid-19 cases - highest rise since February

9 days ago   |   By RT

Health experts have pleaded with the government to delay the final stage of England's lockdown exit plan, after 8,125 new cases were reported in the UK in the past 24 hours, marking the highest daily rise since February 26.
There were a further 17 Covid deaths within 28 days of a positive test, according to the latest government data published on Friday.
The UK's virus reproduction rate - or R number - has also increased from 1.2 to 1.4, the Department of Health has said, meaning that every 10 people with Covid-19 pass it on to between 12 and 14 others.
As of Friday, vaccination data shows...
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