SAJID Javid has revealed today that Omicron is up to 90 PER CENT milder for boosted Brits, and cases have dropped for a third day in a row.
The Health Secretary said the NHS faces a “rocky” few weeks but remained encouraged by the latest data emerging about the variant.
A killer combination of boosters and groundbreaking antiviral drugs have put the country on a much better footing to fight Covid, he said.
Covid cases have today fallen for the third day in a row, as 178,250 more infections have been reported.
It comes as fresh data revealed that the crucial coronavirus R rate could be as high as 1.6 in some parts of England.
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