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School epidemic rising almost too fast to keep up: now 201, from 140 this morning

The number of UK schools hit by coronavirus this morning, weeks after they reopened in Scotland and Northern Ireland and a few days from the return to English classrooms, was 140.

That rose to 158 by mid-morning, then 183 by mid-afternoon.

It now stands at 201 – and rising almost too fast to keep up.

All this is happening against a backdrop of infections reaching a 129-day high and the government secretly preparing for a second wave at the beginning of next month – but with no intention of re-implementing lockdown.

Instead the Tories are trying to drive people back into workplaces – against the direct advice of public health experts.

Boris Johnson was warned, repeatedly. But there is currently no opposition voice raised against him, at least in England.

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  1. Still waiting for figures on ICU patients and deaths FROM Covid19
    Still dont get what being hit by Coronavirus means

  2. In France in July 10 New ICU cases, August 50
    They are testing 1million people per week
    Sp how would you frame those figures

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