UK has at least 250 people in the hospital with the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus, the British Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday.
Sky news has said that the Deputy Prime Minister had misspoken when he made this statement.
When asked for a comment, a spokesman for the justice ministry told Reuters to call the health ministry and suggested Reuters use different figures. The health ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Health Secretary Sajid Javid said on Monday that 10 people were in hospital with Omicron.