Prices unexpectedly jumped from a 10.1% inflation rate to 10.4% last month.
Tory MP struck a chord with many other people responding to the divisive ex-MEP's remarks.
Those aged 16 to 34 saw an increase in long-term sickness due to mental illness, phobias and nervous disorders.
Just 53 per cent of people said they stayed at home after testing positive, down from 80 per cent in February when it was still a legal requirement.
New ONS data shows women aged between 35 and 69 are most likely to contract long Covid.
This equates to around 3.27 million people, according to the Office of National Statistics.
In northern parts of England, Covid-19 deaths have reached levels not seen since May.
Half of us spotted people breaching restrictions – but very few of us seem to care.
The economy contracted by a record 20.4% between April and June.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimated there were 3,700 new cases per day in the week to August 2.