England: Over 1,000 Covid-19 hospitalizations a day

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England is starting to see the results of its barmy “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy towards Covid-19 infections, as more than 1,000 people a day are now turning up at hospitals across the country with Covid related illnesses.

On the 20th June 2022, 1,055 Covid-19 patients were admitted to English hospitals according to UK Government figures:


On 20th June 2022, just 15,800 people were recorded as testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 in England:


The last time England had a similar number of Covid-19 hospitalizations was on February 13th 2022, when there were 1,029 new hospitalizations:


But on the 13th February 2022, there were 32,308 Covid-19 cases recorded – more than twice as many cases per 1,000 hospitalizations as in June 2022. 


The ZOE Covid-19 app is currently showing more than 225,000 new symptomatic Covid cases a day:


ZOE is also showing that around 2.5 million people currently have Covid (as new cases can take several weeks to recuperate): 


Don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t know.




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** This post was originally published on June 22, 2022 **