The Guardian’s health editor, Sarah Boseley, tell Anushka Asthana that this time around we are in a very different position, with most adults now having two vaccines. However, there is still a prospect of a sharp increase in Covid cases and with it more hospital admissions and deaths. Boris Johnson said cases of the Delta variant were increasing by about 30% per week.
T-shirt Gill and Debs Shilling organized the Black deer festival, a celebration of American and country music. After the government’s delay in lifting the restrictions, the event had to be canceled for the second year in a row. The couple say that while they understand the seriousness of the new wave, they and those who bought tickets are devastated.
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