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UK Covid death toll exceeds 150,000 after Omicron surge

Britain has seen a surge of cases linked to the Omicron coronavirus variant in recent weeks, though death rates have been lower than during previous infection waves.

Pandemic spirals, but deaths still drop

Despite the upsurge in cases, the number of Covid-linked deaths globally dropped 3% to 6,172 on average per day.

More than 7.1 million booster shots given as 18 deaths add to Covid toll

Some 58.5 million vaccine jabs have been given so far.

Over 6.8 million boosters given as 31 deaths reported

More than 58.3 million vaccine doses have been given under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme.

Russia’s Covid-19 death toll climbs to world’s second highest

So far, Russia's death toll has not been affected by the Omicron variant and was mostly caused by a surge of infections in October and November.

19 reported deaths take Covid toll to 31,092

Johor had the most reported deaths at four.

18 reported deaths take Covid toll to 31,044

Perak had the most at seven, followed by Selangor.

37 reported deaths take Covid toll to 31,026

Penang had the most at six.

33 reported deaths take Covid toll to 30,989

Terengganu reported the most deaths followed by Selangor and Kelantan.

48 reported deaths take Covid toll to 30,956

Penang reports the most deaths at eight.

29 reported deaths take Covid toll to 30,908

Terengganu had the most reported deaths at five.

US hits 800,000 Covid deaths as Delta rampages

The milestone means the US death toll from this one virus now exceeds the entire population of North Dakota.

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