الثلاثاء 16 شوال 1443هـ - 17-05-2022م

UK faces a new wave of the Covid pandemic

UK faces a new wave of the Covid pandemic

It appears the UK is facing a new wave of the Covid pandemic, as the figures of daily cases surge all across the country.

According to Evening Standard, around one in 60 people in private households in England had Covid-19 in the week to October 9, up from one in 70 the previous week. One in 60 is the equivalent of about 890,000 people.

Reports have also found that cases were rising among school children specifically. As one in 10 children in school years 7 to 11 are estimated to have had Covid-19 in the week to October 9.



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One in six of those who work from home can’t buy fuel for their cars

In yet another effect to the lives of Brits due to the fuel crisis, new research found that one in six people are working from home because they cannot find fuel for their cars.

Of the 450 respondents, one in six people said that public transport is their only way of getting to work, reports the Daily Mail. While one in 20 said they decided to go back to the office to save up on heating costs at home.

Average fuel stock levels in Britain sank to 15% on September 25, two days after panic buying began.



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Policeman sacked for not paying for two packets of java cakes

A policeman found himself sacked from the force because he took two packets of Jaffa Cakes from a charity stall without paying full price.

According to the BBC, officer Chris Dwyer paid just 10p for two packets of the cake instead of their full price at £1, which marked the end of his service in the West Yorkshire Police force.

Even though the 51-year-old tried to change his story at court, the judge ruled him guilty of gross misconduct and he given an instant dismissal due to a breach of trust and professionalism.


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