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England Has Hundreds of Thousands of New Omicron Cases Daily

  • Return to rules on household mixing could stem spread: SAGE
  • U.K. is suffering a record surge of Covid infections
Commuters disembark trains at London Bridge in London. 

Commuters disembark trains at London Bridge in London. 

Photographer: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
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England is “almost certain” to be suffering hundreds of thousands of omicron variant cases a day, the U.K.’s top scientific advisers said as they urged the government to act within days to prevent hospitals being overrun. 

“The earlier interventions happen, the greater the effect they will have,” the scientists said.