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Prof. in Statistics @UofGlasgow | Adv board @NewtonGateway | #COVID19, Medical Imaging, radiotherapy planning research | Dad | views own |๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Oct 5, 2021, 6 tweets


HUGE RISE IN hospital admission in children in ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ.
๐Ÿ‘‰3 age groups each showing the highest level of hospital admissions in the whole pandemic
๐Ÿ‘‰ All moving โ†—๏ธ - a result of the huge number of cases we had over the last month.
@Parents_Utd @dgurdasani1 @SafeEdForAll_UK


Age 12-17 -> 5 times the previous peak in Feb
Age 5-11 -> 3 times the previous peak in Feb

All increasing at a very fast rate.

Zooming in on the more recent time starting from 3 admissions in May we are now at 42 admissions between 2-17

Data fromโ€ฆ

3/ Now putting all the age groups together including the 0-1 age group we have the highest number of admissions (3 weeks rolling) in the whole pandemic in ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ. @dgurdasani1 @Parents_Utd @chrischirp

4/ The specific data is downloadable fromโ€ฆ but the data is lagging by 2 weeks.

Plot from PHS website (expanded timeline)

Details of how the numbers are extracted

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