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COVID-19: Weekly coronavirus cases in England hit their highest level since mid-February | UK News

The number of weekly COVID-19 cases recorded in England has reached its highest level since mid-February, according to the latest data.

A total of 79,248 people tested positive in the week to June 23, up 43% from the previous week, according to NHS Test and Trace figures.

This is the highest since the week through February 17.

The figures also show that 10,289 people began self-isolating at a quarantine hotel managed during the same week – the highest since the quarantine system began in February.

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People who have visited or passed through a country on the “red list” must pay to isolate themselves in one of the hotels.

Another set of data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on Thursday showed that around 385,000 people in private households in the UK have suffered long-lasting COVID for at least a year.

This is 376,000 more than a month ago, with people aged 35 to 69 being the most likely to report the disease.

The figures also suggest that 962,000 people suffered a lengthy COVID in the four weeks leading up to June 6.

Long COVID is defined as symptoms that persist for more than four weeks after a person’s first suspected coronavirus infection.

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Meanwhile, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said double jabs will be “a liberator” for people wishing to travel abroad this summer.

He said details of the government’s plan would be revealed in the “coming days”.

His announcement comes as the holiday program begins to end across the country before it closes in September.

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