A single study from Portugal claims hospitalisations are 3.3 times more likely with the current dominant strain.
Tory leadership frontrunner says party has to show "we are on their side" as she warns against "talking ourselves into a recession".
Cases may be down, but it's still doing the rounds.
Because the world keeps on going, even if the government doesn't.
Scientists predict there could be up to 300,000 new infections a day by next week.
More than 200,000 festival-goers are gathering in Glastonbury alone – and cases are rising.
The virus is still below levels seen in the spring, but there has definitely been an uptick in positive tests.