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The London Metropolitan Police announced that it had begun a criminal investigation into parties held by Boris Johnson despite COVID-19 regulations in the UK. “I can confirm that the Met is now investigating a number of events that took place at Downing Street and Whitehall in the last two years in relation to potential breaches of COVID-19 regulations,” the police commissioner said during a press conference.
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A new report from the United Kingdom Health Security Agency suggests that the Omicron Variant may be less likely to result in hospitalization for most patients. The report points to a 40% lower hospitalization rate for cases of Omicron as compared to the Delta Variant.
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The United Kingdom recorded a record number of daily COVID-19 cases, 78,610, surpassing the previous record set in January. More than 11 million people have tested positive for the virus in the UK since the onset of the coronavirus.
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Health officials in Britain announced that they've detected the first known cases of the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron (formerly B.1.1.529), discovered just days ago in South Africa. In response, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced updated guidance, including that any person entering the UK must self-isolate until receiving a negative result from a PCR test taken within 48 hours of arrival.
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The U.K. Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization have advised that "in addition to those aged over 50 years and at higher risk from coronavirus (COVID-19), all adults aged 40 to 49 years should be offered an mRNA booster, 6 months after their second dose, irrespective of the vaccines given for the first and second doses."
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