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Weekly COVID cases in England at their highest since February

Written by on 01/07/2021

The number of weekly COVID-19 cases recorded in England has hit its highest level since mid-February, according to latest data.

A total of 79,248 people tested positive in the week to 23 June, up 43% on the week before, figures from NHS Test and Trace show.

It’s the highest since the week up to 17 February.

The figures also show 10,289 people started isolating in a managed quarantine hotel in the same week – the highest since the quarantine system began in February.

People who have visited or passed through a ‘red list’ country must pay to isolate in one of the hotels.

 Sky News

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