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Britain on Monday reported 44,917 new coronavirus cases, taking the total number to 292,417 over the past week, an increase of 22,615 or 8.4 per cent over the past seven days.

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This gives the UK a rate of 422.7 per 100,000 people for the seven-day period ending 17 November 2021, according to the latest government figures.

While the successful rollout of vaccines over the course of the calendar year has continued to keep the British mortality rate low, infection levels have remained very high for weeks now, usually with the occasional fluctuating mark of the 40,000-per-day mark. hovers around. or below.

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Things may still change, however, for better or worse, with cases rising in Europe prompting Austria and the Netherlands to impose new lockdowns and provoking an angry reaction as well as fears that the UK Might follow suit and see the return of social restrictions.

For now though, Boris Johnson’s plan appears to be to stick with “Plan A” and encourage vaccine takeup and booster shots, which have already had two jabs and may not be effective against COVID-19. Feeling your immunity.

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More than half of people over the age of 50 in England and Scotland have now had their third jab and the health secretary, Sajid Javid, has suggested that all over-18s could be offered a refresher soon.

Overall, according to government figures, 88.3 percent of the British population over the age of 12 have received their first vaccine injection, 80.3 percent have received their second dose and 26.7 percent have received a third.

But, with the alarming picture developing on the continent, along with providing a timely reminder against complacency, here’s how the UK infection rate breaks down as of Tuesday 23 November.

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Starting with England, its seven-day case rate is lower than the home nations’ combined average, which currently stands at 414.6 per 100,000 people.

Currently, the country’s southwest has the highest number of new Covid cases, with Devon being the country’s worst-hit county, reporting 630.2 cases per 100,000.

  • South West – 516.5
  • South East – 493.4
  • East of England – 438.4
  • East Midlands – 434.1
  • Yorkshire and Humber – 394.5
  • West Midlands – 389.5
  • North East – 383.4
  • North West – 375
  • London – 304.1

Government data does not divide other home nations into geographic regions, but, as a whole, Northern Ireland is the worst affected of the remaining three, with a case rate of 593.1 per 100,000 recorded and the size of Mid Ulster. The worst affected county in the UK has been recorded. , which has just been recorded as 884.2.

Belfast compares favorably, at 471.5.

Wales is also in worse shape than England, recording a total of 531.2 and Gwynedd recording a higher case load of 864.4 per 100,000.

Meanwhile, Cardiff is at 528.7.

As for Scotland, it is currently the best performing country of the quartet, at 384.9 cases per 100,000, with Edinburgh even below 320.3.

However, its most-infected counties, Dumfries and Galloway (548.9), are sufficiently high to provide cause for concern.

You can find out what’s happening in your area by entering your PIN code UK government dedicated site,

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