It's the most significant drop since the Omicron wave hit the country in December, the figures suggest.
Despite no lockdowns, a large survey found anxieties over being infected and long Covid were high.
A Delta outbreak in "zero Covid" Hong Kong will result in the euthanasia of 2,000 small mammals.
People are being advised to remain indoors to escape the dangerous smog.
Patients say they’ve been placed in unsafe environments, often far from home.
More than half of schools had teachers absent due to Covid-19 during the first full week of term.
Epidemiologist Professor Mike Tildesley says we could be seeing the Omicron wave turning around.
People can now stop quarantining earlier - as long as they produce negative lateral flow tests.
Teenagers in England who had their second dose three months ago can book from Monday, the NHS says.
A five-year-old boy with autism is now thriving at school, despite the impact of lockdown.
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Health advisors say vaccines give them confidence that most people will not become severely ill with Covid.
A bigger proportion of deaths recorded in the daily data are people who died with Covid, rather than from it.
The family says they will have the "biggest party ever" for Kylie Weatherby, who had twins in May.
The virus is causing some to develop fevers but not serious illness, experts say.
The scientists say their discovery accurately predicts if the cancer is unlikely to spread.
Scottish researchers found vaccination in pregnancy did not increase the risk of complications, but Covid-19 did.
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Record numbers waiting for routine care - with one in 20 waiting over a year, NHS data shows.
The Ministry of Defence is considering a request to send up to 150 personnel to Northern Ireland.
Doctors in NHS Lanarkshire will suspend some GP services in order to prioritise those most in need.
"You shouldn't focus on what it is that you're losing, but what you want to gain in your life."
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Hospital admissions with the virus in the UK - the key measure - appear to have already plateaued.
As with Covid, most children have mild symptoms but a small number need hospital treatment.
Although still an exception, vaccine hesitancy cases like the tennis star Novak Djokovic, show that athletes are not immune to disinformation, experts say.
A tribunal finds that autographing two patients' organs is a "gross violation" of their "dignity".
A positive lateral flow result can now be taken as a first and final confirmation that you have Covid.
Boris Johnson talks about the possibility of cutting the Covid isolation period from seven days to five.
Researchers say immune cells made to defend the body against some colds could help stave off Covid.
Demand for support through a helpline for male survivors of sexual abuse grew by 110% last year.
Oxfordshire MPs to ask the government about the future of the Harwell Science Campus vaccine centre.
King's College Hospital's Dr Clive Kay says unvaccinated staff could lose jobs.
The UK's former vaccines minister says reducing the quarantine period would ease staff pressures.
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The booster third dose continues to give high protection to people 65 and over, data suggests.
Claire Evans is one of a select number of leukaemia patients being given a specialised type of therapy.
One in 15 people had Covid last week and numbers are rising fastest in the north of England.
Staff absences for Covid reasons have trebled since Omicron took off a month ago, latest figures show.
The predicted rise in cases is largely down to ageing populations with unhealthy lifestyles, experts say.