Coronavirus (COVID-19)—PHE publishes update about Delta variant

Coronavirus (COVID-19)—PHE publishes update about Delta variant

Public Health England (PHE) has published its latest weekly update on coronavirus (COVID-19) variants. Since Friday 11 June 2021, cases of the Delta variant in the UK have risen by 33,630 and it accounted for 99% of sequenced and genotyped cases. As of 14 June 2021, 806 people have been hospitalised due to the Delta variant. Only 84 of these people had received both doses of a coronavirus vaccination, while 527 had not received their first dose. PHE estimates that both doses of the vaccine give over 90% protection against hospitalisation from the Delta variant.

To see a breakdown of Delta variant cases by local authority area, click here.

Source: Confirmed cases of COVID-19 variants identified in UK

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