🧵Today both BBC and Skynews was bragging about the UK strategy of opening up early on 19th of July resulting in a relatively better situation than Germany, Netherlands and Austria - but at what cost?
Look at the cumulative death rate
@Parents_Utd @SafeEdForAll_UK @dgurdasani1
Since 19th July
UK had over 15,000 deaths,
whereas Germany had 7000 deaths
and Netherlands and Australia had around 1200 deaths each

Have we lost all sense of perspective!

@doctorshaib @Dr2NisreenAlwan
UK has also had the highest hospital admissions in almost all peaks including the recent one
And a confirmation in terms of cumulative excess death per capita.

Just because some other countries are doing worse in the recent week or so --- does not make our handling of the pandemic any better

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5 Oct

HUGE RISE IN hospital admission in children in 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿.
👉3 age groups each showing the highest level of hospital admissions in the whole pandemic
👉 All moving ↗️ - 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 from opendata.nhs.scot/dataset/covid-…
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 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿. @dgurdasani1 @Parents_Utd @chrischirp
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