Coronavirus: young people urged to follow rules as UK cases rise

Infection rates growing fastest among those aged between 10 and 29, data for England shows

The health secretary, Matt Hancock, implored young people to stick to the rules as Covid-19 infections in the UK rose to their highest levels since early May.

It is not known why case rates are higher among young people, but England-level data shows they are rising steeply.

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