On Wednesday, December 15, the UK recorded the record number of confirmed coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic.
This was announced by Professor Chris Whitty.
In particular, 78,610 new infections were registered in the United Kingdom, which is 16% higher than the previous record set in January.
The number of infected with the Omicron strain is growing rapidly, that the UK continues to fight the Delta option.
The Ministry of Health expects the new strain to become the dominant option in the country over the next few days.