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UK Covid infections dip but worries remain of ‘significant strain’ on NHS

Colder weather could bring sharp increase in hospital admissions, Downing Street told

Covid infections have fallen across much of the UK, according to official figures, but remain high enough to put the health service under “significant strain” in the months ahead, scientists warn.

The Office for National Statistics estimates one in 65 people in England had Covid in the week ending 13 November, down marginally from one in 60 the week before. A small decline was also seen in Wales, with rates in Scotland and Northern Ireland broadly level.

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