However, the figures include 72 hours of data from Wales, due to technical issues at Public Health Wales – the UK total is inflated by the number of deaths that should have been recorded in the past three days.
here 36,567 infections and 38 deaths have been reported in the UK.
At the same time last week, the UK recorded 43,738 new infections and 223 deaths – highest daily number of deaths since early March.
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Since the start of the pandemic early last year, a total of 139,834 people have died in the UK within 28 days of testing positive for COVID-19[feminine[feminine.
It comes as the Department of Health’s chief scientific adviser Professor Lucy Chappell has claimed that a COVID C plan “has been proposed.”
“The name has been mentioned,” she told the House of Commons science and technology committee on Tuesday.
“It’s not worked a lot. People have used the expression. “
Meanwhile, a government spokesperson has insisted that reports that Boris Johnson’s COVID ‘plan B’ could last for up to five months, until the end of March 2022, is ‘false’ and “Do not reflect government policy”.
It comes after the Politico website claimed the Prime Minister was told his contingency plan could cost up to £ 18 billion.
A government statement added: “We knew the coming months would be tough, which is why we laid out our fall and winter plan last month.
“Plan B ensures that we are ready, if we are to act, to avoid an unsustainable increase in hospitalizations which would put unsustainable pressure on the NHS. ”