Covid-19 news: Delta variant now causing 91 per cent of UK cases


Matt Hancock

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock.

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Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on 10 June

UK health secretary Matt Hancock questioned on government’s handling of pandemic

The delta variant first identified in India is now causing 91 per cent of coronavirus infections in the UK, said health secretary Matt Hancock. He told MPs this was according to an assessment he saw on Wednesday evening. Hancock was speaking during more than four hours of questioning by MPs on the science and health committees.

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