Covid cases across the country are surging as Christmas approaches, meaning many will be spending Christmas in isolation this year.
Last week saw the record for highest daily Covid cases broken for three consecutive days. The highest daily figures since the start of the pandemic were 93,045 new cases, reported on Saturday (18 December).
And Omicron has become the dominant strain in countries all over the globe. Read more:Some have made £30 a day while others rake in thousands - stallholders speak out on this year's Christmas Markets The latest data from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) shows that an additional 15,363 confirmed cases of the Omicron variant were reported yesterday, bringing the UK's total cases of the Covid strain toRead more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk