Britain has reported another 122,186 COVID-19 cases in the latest 24-hour period, exceeding 120,000 daily cases for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
According to official figures, it brought the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 11,891,292.
The country also reported a further 137 coronavirus-related deaths.
The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 147,857, with 8,240 COVID-19 patients still in hospital.
“Another 23,719 Omicron cases have been confirmed in Britain, the biggest daily increase since the COVID-19 variant was detected in the country, taking the total Omicron cases found in the country to 114,625,” the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said.
However, experts said there are likely to be hundreds of thousands of infections per day, with many being missed by the system.
More than 89 percent of people aged 12 and over in Britain have had their first dose of vaccine and around 82 percent have received both doses, according to the latest figures.
More than 56 percent have received booster jabs, or the third dose of a coronavirus vaccine.
To bring life back to normal, countries such as Britain, China, Germany, Russia and the United States have been racing against time to roll out coronavirus vaccines.
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Britain reports more than 120,000 daily COVID-19 cases