UK reports 91,743 new COVID-19 cases, second highest daily figure

An illuminated sign shows a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pop-up vaccination centre at Wembley Stadium in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain reported 91,743 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the second highest figure since the start of the pandemic, as the Omicron variant continues to spread rapidly.

The number of deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test was 44.

(Reporting by Andrew MacAskill; Editing by Kevin Liffey)