Britain’s Omicron wave continued to collapse today as cases fell for the eighth day in a row and hospital admissions remained flat.
Another 109,133 people tested positive for the virus across the country in the last 24 hours, Government dashboard data shows, down 39 per cent on the number a week ago.
It is the eight day in a row that new infections have fallen week-on-week and the lowest daily total in more than a fortnight.
King’s College London scientists estimated 183,364 people were now catching the virus every day, down from the record high of 208,471 in the previous seven-day spell. The data is also from health data science company ZOE
Covid cases are now ticking down in all England’s regions except the North East (green line), they said, but even here there are now signs that infections are plateauing
Every age group is also seeing their Covid cases tick downwards. But the scientists said a rise in children…