UK’s autumn Covid wave could be worse than the last as cases rise

UK’s autumn Covid wave could be worse than the last as cases rise

After two winters of Covid anguish, one would be forgiven for viewing the shortening of days with a sense of trepidation. It would not be entirely misplaced. According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), about one in 70 people in the community in England – an estimated 766,500 individuals – had Covid in the week ending 14 September, up from 705,800 people, or one in 75, the week before. It is the first time since late July …