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New infections continue to rise, as England prepares to lift further restrictions.New infections continue to rise, as England prepares to lift further restrictions.

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EXCLUSIVE: Public Health England said 1,904 people had spent at least one night in hospital with the mutant virus by June 21. But 739 (39%) may have been admitted for other illnesses.EXCLUSIVE: Public Health England said 1,904 people had spent at least one night in hospital with the mutant virus by June 21. But 739 (39%) may have been admitted for other illnesses.

40% of patients with Indian Delta variant are admitted to UK hospitals for reasons OTHER than Covid | Daily Mail Online

That’s out of a total 5,600 double-jabbed under-50s who had caught the disease in England up to 21 June.That’s out of a total 5,600 double-jabbed under-50s who had caught the disease in England up to 21 June.

Just two double-vaccinated under-50s have died from Delta variant

Bristol has the highest number of cases involving the variant in the South WestBristol has the highest number of cases involving the variant in the South West

Nearly 120 Bristol schools hit with covid as Delta variant continues to spread - Bristol Live

Health officials have confirmed the presence of 9 different strains of Covid-19 across IrelandHealth officials have confirmed the presence of 9 different strains of Covid-19 across Ireland

Which variants are currently in Ireland and what threat do they pose to reopening? - Irish Mirror Online

CASES of the Delta coronavirus variant continue to surge in Dorset as the county has the second-highest figure in the south west.CASES of the Delta coronavirus variant continue to surge in Dorset as the county has the second-highest figure in the south west.

Delta covid variant cases in Dorset remain second-highest in south west | Dorset Echo

Disease is ‘prevalent in our communities again’ says Dr Tony HolohanDisease is ‘prevalent in our communities again’ says Dr Tony Holohan

Coronavirus: 631 new cases confirmed in the State a ‘cause for concern’, says CMO

Cases of the Covid variant have risen rapidly in the West Country, with Bristol, Wiltshire and Cornwall seeing the highest number of cases. | ITV News West CountryCases of the Covid variant have risen rapidly in the West Country, with Bristol, Wiltshire and Cornwall seeing the highest number of cases. | ITV News West Country

Delta variant cases rising rapidly - latest for Bristol, Plymouth, Exeter and rest of the South West | ITV News West Country

Louisiana, which has beaten back several spikes of the coronavirus disease, is seeing troubling new upticks in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations as the state struggles to persuade people to get vaccinated and the highly contagious delta variant increases its spread.Louisiana, which has beaten back several spikes of the coronavirus disease, is seeing troubling new upticks in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations as the state struggles to persuade people to get vaccinated and the highly contagious delta variant increases its spread.

As vaccinations lag, Louisiana seeing rise in COVID-19 cases

There have been 20 Covid deaths recorded in England, according to the latest NHS figures.

The location of every Covid-19 deaths recorded in Yorkshire hospitals | Yorkshire Post

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health this eveningThe latest figures were announced by the Department of Health this evening

Coronavirus Ireland update as Delta variant takes hold - Dublin Live

Health officials are concerned with a troubling uptick in COVID cases and hospitalizations as the highly contagious Delta variant becomes the main strain across the state.Health officials are concerned with a troubling uptick in COVID cases and hospitalizations as the highly contagious Delta variant becomes the main strain across the state.

Delta variant takes over as main strain of COVID in Louisiana as cases and hospitalizations spike

Matter of concern in many countries, leading to tougher Covid curbsMatter of concern in many countries, leading to tougher Covid curbs

What is fuelling the Delta variant rage? | Dhaka Tribune

Hundreds further cases of the Delta variant of coronavirus have been recorded in South Tyneside over the last week as the borough's case rate remains the highest in the country

246 more cases of Delta variant in South Tyneside as area's case rate remains highest in country | Shields Gazette

Scotland is ahead of the rest of the UK for Covid-19 infection rates for the second week in a row, according to the latest Office for National… Scotland is ahead of the rest of the UK for Covid-19 infection rates for the second week in a row, according to the latest Office for National…

Scotland's Covid infection rate higher than rest of UK for second week in a row | HeraldScotland

Experts are warning that Delta variant cases are rising, but vaccinations are breaking the link between cases and deaths.Experts are warning that Delta variant cases are rising, but vaccinations are breaking the link between cases and deaths.

Delta variant cases in Wiltshire rise to more than 700 | Salisbury Journal

LDH: 59% of COVID-19 cases in La's region are Delta variant; state cases increase

But increase across England is not being followed by a similar increase in hospitalisation and death

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The R number is up - and so are the COVID infection rates of all the home nations - all data which will be studied carefully by Boris Johnson as he considers lifting remaining coronavirus restrictions in England from 19 July.The R number is up - and so are the COVID infection rates of all the home nations - all data which will be studied carefully by Boris Johnson as he considers lifting remaining coronavirus restrictions in England from 19 July.

COVID-19: England's R number rises slightly as infection rates hit four-month highs in parts of UK | UK News | Sky News

Delta is now the dominant COVID strain in the United States and appears on track to be the same in New York City in short order.Delta is now the dominant COVID strain in the United States and appears on track to be the same in New York City in short order.

Delta Fuels New NYC COVID Cases as Officials Push Vaccination – NBC New York

The number of cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 in St Albans have risen by 69 per cent in the past week.

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The official global death toll from COVID-19 climbed above 4 million on Thursday, with the U.S. continuing to lead the world by cases and fatalities, but the...The official global death toll from COVID-19 climbed above 4 million on Thursday, with the U.S. continuing to lead the world by cases and fatalities, but the...

Delta variant of COVID-19 could reverse trend of declining cases and deaths in the U.S., report warns - MarketWatch

More than 100 further cases of the Delta variant of coronavirus have been recorded in Mid Sussex over the last week, new figures reveal.

This is the number of new Delta variant cases in Mid Sussex and why there is not a sharp rise in deaths | Mid Sussex Times

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The latest coronavirus R number was released as the Government prepares to end the last remaining legal lockdown restrictions in England on July 19, so-called "Freedom Day"The latest coronavirus R number was released as the Government prepares to end the last remaining legal lockdown restrictions in England on July 19, so-called "Freedom Day"

Coronavirus R rate rises to as high as 1.5 in England as cases continue to surge - Mirror Online

Britain has made a "phenomenal achievement", Health Secretary Sajid Javid has said as he hailed the country's vaccine rollout passing 80 million jabs.Britain has made a "phenomenal achievement", Health Secretary Sajid Javid has said as he hailed the country's vaccine rollout passing 80 million jabs.

Coronavirus latest news: Sajid Javid hails 'phenomenal achievement' after 80 million vaccines administered

The number of Coronavirus infections linked to the dominant Delta variant have increased by 54,268 in the past week, a rise of 34 per cent, Public Health England has said.The number of Coronavirus infections linked to the dominant Delta variant have increased by 54,268 in the past week, a rise of 34 per cent, Public Health England has said.

Covid: Delta variant cases up by 34% in past week, Public Health England says | The Independent

Around one in 160 people in private households in England had Covid-19 in the week to July 3 - up from one in 260 in the previous week.Around one in 160 people in private households in England had Covid-19 in the week to July 3 - up from one in 260 in the previous week.

New data shows Scotland has worst covid infection rate in UK as one in 100 now testing positive - Daily Record

Louisiana is one of only a handful of states where less than half of its adult population is vaccinated.Louisiana is one of only a handful of states where less than half of its adult population is vaccinated.

COVID cases, hospitalizations rising in Louisiana as Delta Variant spreads | wwltv.com

For weeks, experts have been bracing for the effects of the Delta variant, a version of the coronavirus first discovered in India that is twice as contagious and has anFor weeks, experts have been bracing for the effects of the Delta variant, a version of the coronavirus first discovered in India that is twice as contagious and has an

Surge in Louisiana COVID cases traced to Delta variant, low vaccination rate: 'We're in it' | Coronavirus | nola.com

The data comes from the ONS's Infection Survey, which measures how coronavirus is spreading in the community.The data comes from the ONS's Infection Survey, which measures how coronavirus is spreading in the community.

Covid infections soar as 1 in 160 people in England now testing positive - HertsLive