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Coronavirus live: Israel reintroduces indoor mask rules; German health minister warns of Delta variant rise

Surge in infections is blow to Israel after successful vaccine rollout; Jens Spahn says ‘the Delta variant will have the upper hand over the summer’

The prevalence of coronavirus infections in England is estimated to have risen to 1 in 440 people in the week to June 19, compared to 1 in 520 the week before, according to new figures from Britain’s Office for National Statistics.

There were 122,500 people within the community population in England who were estimated to have had Covid-19 during the week, Reuters reports, up from 105,000.

Related: UK Covid live: Delta variant cases rise by 46% on last week

Police in India are investigating vaccine scams in two cities after around 2,500 people were injected with fake inoculations, AFP reports.

About 2,000 people are thought to have been injected with saline solution in Mumbai and a further 500 – including some with disabilities – were given fake vaccines in Kolkata.

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