It's possible England's R rate is even lower than today's estimate because SAGE's modelling lags by about two to three weeks and the full effects of lockdown have only started to trickle through. The group uses hospitalisation and death rates to give a more accurate estimate, and it takes weeks for Covid-19 patients to fall seriously ill after catching the virus. … [Read more...] about Tory rebels seize on more positive Covid data and demand Boris Johnson rethink draconian tier system accusing PM of ‘jumping the gun’ as Britain’s daily cases drop AGAIN to 16,022 while deaths continue to plateau and R-rate finally falls below 1
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'This morning, West Ham station was occasionally busy but the platforms were cleared quickly and service levels remained good. Customers using the station complied with our social distancing requests and there was also high compliance with face covering regulations, with British Transport Police present to assist. … [Read more...] about Unions threaten to SHUT Tube stations and call for staggered start times at building sites in bid to cut overcrowding on trains – as more drivers are now on road compared to first lockdown
Some are said to be ready to start vaccinating over-70s but have been denied the doses they need so other parts of the country that are still inoculating the over-80s can have them. … [Read more...] about North East & Yorkshire winning vaccine race – how well is your area doing?
Crowds gathered at the "Save America March" wore Trump-approved red baseball caps and cheered as he repeated the groundless conspiracy theories that have consumed his final days in office - a period in which coronavirus infections have surged throughout the United States as the pandemic worsens. … [Read more...] about US Capitol attack: Four dead after Donald Trump supporters in violent ‘coup attempt’
'But we don't want to stop the areas that have effectively done that job already, we want them to carry on, but the priority of the vaccine is according to the JCVI prioritisation list. The critical thing is to make sure that everybody can get it, that we're putting more supply into the areas that have got more to do.' … [Read more...] about Has Britain’s great Covid vaccine rollout ALREADY stalled? Daily figures drop for third day in a row as critics tell No10 to ‘throw as much money as possible’ at NHS to ensure jab uptake stays high