October 24, 2020

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UK coronavirus live: 4,926 new cases recorded as Boris Johnson warns of six months of restrictions

Nicola Sturgeon announces tighter household measures as PM says England’s new restrictions ‘likely to remain in force for six months’

6.11pm BST

Glasgow University has said it is dealing with a number of coronavirus cases in student residences.

We are dealing with a number of #Covid19 cases in student residences. We have informed Public Health officials & @scotgov

The students affected are self-isolating & are being supported by our @UofGLiving team to ensure they have access to food & other supplies

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6.11pm BST

These are from John Roberts, a contributor to the work of the Covid-19 Actuaries Response Group, on the latest hospital admission figures for England.

The latest admissions figure for England shows that after a relatively stable few days there has been another uptick today, with the 7 day average now at 199 from a low of 45. Remember it takes at least 2 weeks for mitigating measures to have an impact on these figures. 1/3 pic.twitter.com/zTdL50F9gb

We expect deaths to lag admissions by around 8 days, and can now clearly see the numbers rising quickly, again approaching 4 x the low seen around 3 weeks ago. There is a lag over the weekend, caught up in today’s total of 28 new deaths reported. 2/3 pic.twitter.com/d34J9uaD1h

The regional analysis shows that London and the NE/Yorkshire are now rising fastest. There are initial signs that maybe the NW is responding to local measures which have been in place there for a longer period. 3/3 pic.twitter.com/UooRw8doG5

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