There is 'high confidence' that Omicron is relatively mild for most adults, according to the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA)'s January 14, 2022 risk assessment. The news comes as other data shows more babies are being admitted to the hospital with Omicron, albeit they are not very sick. Though too soon to say if Omicron has peaked in the UK, recent case counts are on their way down in the nation. "While prevalence remains high, make sure to wear your mask in indoor settings and take a lateral flow test before meeting others. If you develop any symptoms, isolate immediately and get a PCR test," advises Susan Hopkins, Chief Medical Advisor at UKHSA.

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