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UK Covid Cases Surge 32% as Subvariants Trigger Fresh Concerns

  • Virus is infecting every 1 in 30 people in England and Wales
  • Elderly urged to get spring boosters as ICU admissions jump
A covid-19 testing centre in Bath, U.K.
A covid-19 testing centre in Bath, U.K.Photographer: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
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Britain’s Covid-19 infections are rising sharply with omicron subvariants sparking new outbreaks across the country and raising concerns that the latest wave could upend health systems and businesses.