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 100,000 in the North-West and Yorkshire and the Humber. Other […]

The second wave peaked before lockdown began

The number of people admitted to hospital with Covid has also started to slow. The Prime Minister says that a still rising number of deaths justifies lockdown. But the number of new cases tends to be two weeks ahead of hospitalisations and four weeks ahead of deaths,...