UK’s Omicron infections may have already peaked, experts suggest
The Metro says Record levels of Covid infections, a return of restrictions and European neighbours going back into lockdown has made for some bleak reading this winter.
The rapid spread of the Omicron variant has caused a great deal of unease, with Boris Johnson refusing to rule out new measures right after Christmas.
Grim government modelling last week suggested the highly-transmissible strain was doubling every two days and was infected up to 400,000 people per day by the weekend.
But there is some good news, as general Covid cases have plateaued in the UK for six days now, having hit a peak of more than 93,000 on Friday.
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