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The threat of disease changes how people behave to minimise the risk of infection – and can even influence their political preferences.
Flexibility and accepting that stronger control measures might be needed is important given how uncertain things are ahead of winter.
Today’s data in the UK show 28 new deaths in the last 24 hours due to Covid-19 and 40,224 new infections – the 62nd day in a row that infections have been above 25,000. In the same period, there have been over 2.1 million reported infections and over 7,200 deaths.
The reason for these results has yet to be confirmed – but maths may explain the phenomenon.
Today’s data in the UK sadly indicate that 38 new deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours due to Covid-19 and 34,574 new infections – the 61st day in a row that infections have been above 25,000. In the same period, there have been over 2 million reported infections and over 7,100 deaths.