Ahead of Christmas, New Year, Omicron Covid cases surge in UK3 min read . Updated: 19 Dec 2021, 06:21 AM IST
Omicron cases in the UK: The number of Omicron cases recorded across the country hit almost 25,000 as of 1800 GMT on Friday, up by more than 10,000 cases from 24 hours earlier
Britain reported a surge in cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant on Saturday which government advisors said could be just the tip of the iceberg, and London's mayor declared a "major incident" to help the city's hospitals cope.
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