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UK Covid levels rise 30% in a week to estimated 2.3m cases

Number of infections in week ending 25 June highest since late April, with experts expecting fresh wave later in year

Covid infection levels in the UK have risen by more than 30% in a week, with an estimated 2.3 million people thought to have had the disease in late June.

Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) based on swabs collected from randomly selected households show that in the week ending 25 June, 1,829,100 people in the community in England are estimated to have had Covid, equating to about one in 30 and up from 1,360,600 the week before.

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