Yesterday, #Whitty and #Wallance claimed that UK has high #Covid mortality rate due to new variant – but current UK #mortality rate is similar to average for #European countries – there is not a specific #UK issue #CovidUK
All values are based on 7-day moving average. Positive cases have been lagged by 21 days to provide a better fit.
Boris Johnson has a habit of delaying tough choices. In a pandemic, it’s lethal | Boris Johnson | The Guardian
The debate over Christmas Covid restrictions shows how the PM’s procrastination has left Britain with only bad options, says Guardian columnist Rafael Behr — Read on amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/dec/15/boris-johnson-pandemic-britain-christmas-covid