How London has kept Covid hospital cases down during second wave

Lower levels of movement, and consequently social mixing, may help explain why hospitals in the capital have so far escaped a major surge of cases in the second wave. Hospitalisations in London are at less than 150 per 100,000 people, compared to around 400 per...

Hospital intensive care no busier than normal, leaked documents show

Critcon levels 3 and 4 are enacted during a ‘full stretch’ and ‘emergency’, when other wards need to be used for critical care.  But 146 units out of 222 (65 per cent) are still at ‘Critcon 0’, which is defined as ‘business as usual’ by the NHS. Just 29 units (13 per...