London’s public well being chief has stated the Omicron variant “could have handed its peak” within the UK capital. Talking to Sky Information’ Trevor Phillips this morning, Prof Kevin Fenton stated:
Knowledge from the ONS (Workplace for Nationwide Statistics) means that the height could have occurred at or simply concerning the New 12 months interval.
We’re seeing reductions in total case charges throughout the town and the prevalence of an infection inside the group.
However he warned an infection ranges are nonetheless “very, very excessive” and that a couple of in 10 Londoners are nonetheless contaminated with the illness.
It means we’re not but out of this essential section of the pandemic, though we might be previous its peak.