The number of people in hospital has gone up. Google searches have doubled in a month and booster vaccines have been brought forward because of a new variant.
On 17 September, 3,019 hospital beds in England were taken up by someone with Covid. That number has tripled since July, but dipped last week, and is just a fraction of the 33,000 seen at the peak of the second wave in 2021.
Read more – BBC Health (24/9/23)