Survey Finds Sharp Increase in Number of Young Adults Flouting UK Covid Restrictions | World news

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The proportion of younger adults who admit to having flouted Covid-19 restrictions has risen in the past fifteen weeks to more than one in six, according to a survey.A worrying sign for ministers, the latest Opinium poll for the Observer showed that the proportion of 18 to 34 years old who admitted to breaking the rules rose from 10% to 17% in the last two weeks. The proportion of 35 to 44 year olds increased even more sharply, from 10% to 18% over the same period.

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While the poll showed the overwhelming majority are in compliance with the regulations, the figures come as infections continue to rise ahead of a winter that is expected to be very difficult for the NHS to manage.

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