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Current contact-tracing statistics do not track coronavirus positive cases from receiving test results, nor factor in all close contacts for cases. Here is how to make it better.
The political leadership being demonstrated by combined authority mayors across the North is all the more striking in its contrast to the absence of clear and coherent leadership from the centre.
It is hard to make international comparisons of the COVID death rates in individual countries, but a new approach is giving scientists better data to work with.
Given the role of the north of England as a key battleground at the general election last year and the current focus on the region as a result of the pandemic, it is hard to see it falling down the political agenda any time soon.
Areas with the highest levels of mortality in the first wave do not show a significant resurgence of cases this time around. But why?