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23,281 cases recorded as booster rollout begins for over 16s

Jan 1, 2022 14:01 By News Northern Sound
23,281 cases recorded as booster rollout begins for over 16s 23,281 cases recorded as booster rollout begins for over 16s
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23,281 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today.

It's the highest figure recorded since the pandemic began.

There are 656 people in hospital with the virus, down 26, while 85 people are in ICU.

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It comes as the rollout of the booster vaccine is due to ramp up tomorrow.

Those aged over 16 will be eligible for their jab.

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