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Omicron spreading among over 50s, says UK minister, but no need for more restrictions

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 is spreading among over-50s, but data does not suggest further restrictions are needed because of the high uptake of booster jabs by older people, British Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday.“We’re seeing leakage into the over-50s in terms of infection,” he told the BBC. “They are boosted – 90 per cent of the over 50s are boosted.”He said the government would assess the situation in England on Wednesday. “There’s nothing in the data at the moment…

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