Europe: With each passing day, the maximum number of COVID-related cases is rising in England and Wales. It is highlighted that the United Kingdom witnessed a 40 percent increase in the issues in the previous few months.
According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) indicated that about 400 casualties were registered from the previous seven days to October 7, per the death certificates.
Moreover, the figures show a sudden increase from 39 percent to 287 the week earlier.
About 63.5 percent (254 deaths) had COVID registered as the underlying cause, slightly higher than the week before when it was 63.1 percent, including 181 deaths.
The office for National Statistics’s (ONS) official Twitter handles tweeted on the social media platform writing a caption wording, “Of the 400 deaths involving COVID-19 in England and Wales in Week 40, 63.5% (254 deaths) had this recorded as the underlying cause of death, slightly higher than Week 39 (63.1%).”
Along with this, in the other caption, the Office for National Statistics shared the information on Twitter, “The latest data from the COVID-19 Infection Survey shows in the most recent week:
- Infections continued to increase in England and Northern Ireland
- Infections increased in Wales
- The trend was uncertain in Scotland.”
The rise in the number of COVID cases has signified the ongoing alarming situation in the United Kingdom, though the numbers have yet to match those seen at the time of the year’s summer wave.
The High levels of COVID antibodies because of the vaccinations signify that the maximum people are becoming seriously ill or dying has dropped.
As per the sources, the data published in the coming weeks will confirm if the latest numbers signal a steady upward trend.
Furthermore, the ONS’s figures published in the previous week showed that COVID-19 infections continue to increase in England and Wales.