UK COVID cases keep rising amid sluggish vaccination drive - DW News.

UK hospitals are on the brink amid warnings of 100,000 cases a day
The NHS said "things are only going to get worse" and that "the health service is right at the edge." Despite the gloomy outlook, Health Minister Sajid Javid has resisted calls for restrictions to be reintroduced.

Medical professionals are calling on the UK government to restore social distancing restrictions, as Covid-related hospitalizations and deaths rise to levels not seen in months. England eased most restrictions back in July. The UK had one of the fastest vaccination rollouts in the world - now the government says it's relying on booster shots to protect the most vulnerable.

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