Covid cases in England may remain high for months, says expert
Natural peak would be more drawn-out than lockdown peak, and levels may rise after school half-terms
Rates of infection, hospital admissions and deaths in the UK from Covid could remain high for many weeks or months even if a natural peak has been reached, a leading Covid expert has said, as data suggests the decline in cases may have stalled.
According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics an estimated one in 60 people in the community in England had Covid in the week ending 6 November – about 925,400 people.
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