The 9am figures not disclosed yet?

bear66

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As of 9am on 29 June, there have been 9,290,215 tests, with 93,881 tests on 28 June.

311,965 people have tested positive.

As of 5pm on 28 June, of those tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, across all settings, 43,575 have died.

0.27% increase in positive tests, 220 of which are Pillar 1. 25 deaths announced today.
 
Today's headline analysis:

• 220 hospital reported infections in 24-hour period, up from yesterday's 169
• 7-day average for new hospital reported infections decreases by 2.3%, following 8.7% decrease yesterday (and fourth consecutive decrease)
• 7-day average for new hospital reported infections is 27.0% lower than one week ago (from 26.7% lower yesterday) and 40.1% lower than two weeks ago (from 35.4% lower yesterday and 26.3% lower 7 days ago)
• 25 new deaths in all settings reported in 24-hour period, down from 36 yesterday
• 7-day average for new deaths in all settings increases by 1.2%, following 0.9% decrease yesterday (and third increase in five days)
• 7-day average for new deaths in all settings is 10.1% lower than one week ago (from 13.4% lower yesterday) and 28.1% lower than two weeks ago (from 30.0% lower yesterday and 41.3% lower 7 days ago)
 
Rate of decrease in new deaths has slowed noticeably.

Unless fewer than 117 deaths are announced tomorrow, the 7-day average will be less than 10% lower than it was one week ago. That would be the first time that had happened since just after the peak in mid-April (discounting the turbulence in the numbers caused by the bank holiday in late May).
 
But still on the decrease whilst infections rise.
Even comparing ourselves with the other three worst affected countries, in absolute terms, in Europe (Italy, Spain and France), it is quite frankly staggering that we are still experiencing an average of 120 deaths per day.

Those countries peaked 11 days, 11 days and 5 days before us respectively. Their average daily deaths those numbers of days ago were 50, 11 and 25 respectively.

Our peak was 16% above Italy's, 9% above Spain's and 3% below France's, so you might expect similar differentials. However, given the above averages, we are 2.5 times the level of Italy, 11 times Spain's level and almost 5 times the level of France.

Our length of our 'tail' is an outlier in Europe by an order of magnitude.
 
It can't just be government incompetence. There must be a reason we are the worst affected country in the world. It's worrying
SmallTown, I think you will find the long tail is almost completely down to government incompetence. The lacklustre lockdown and the readiness to relax lockdown too early.

rellying on British common sense, or indeed any nationalities common sense was always a stupid strategy.

I have said it before and I will say it again, Johnson is praying for a pharmacuetical solution to the problem
 
SmallTown, I think you will find the long tail is almost completely down to government incompetence. The lacklustre lockdown and the readiness to relax lockdown too early.

rellying on British common sense, or indeed any nationalities common sense was always a stupid strategy.

I have said it before and I will say it again, Johnson is praying for a pharmacuetical solution to the problem
I assumed that had to be a factor. Was trying to give the benefit of the doubt. Our lockdown has been laughable and delays at every process, even the new Leicester lockdown, are killing people.
 
So weekly excess deaths are now below (as of 19th June) 5 year average it suggests to me that we're counting more covid deaths than there are which would explain our long tail.
That is a possibility Alvez, but a dangerous assumption to make I would think. Not sure how many of the deaths registered recently have been tested for covid-19.

Excess deaths are a decent measure of where you are "on average" but I would assume you don't just discount avoidable deaths even if you are below your national 5 year average.
 
That is a possibility Alvez, but a dangerous assumption to make I would think. Not sure how many of the deaths registered recently have been tested for covid-19.

Excess deaths are a decent measure of where you are "on average" but I would assume you don't just discount avoidable deaths even if you are below your national 5 year average.
Professor Van Tam told us that can't be worked out until the year is over.
 
Randy I was referring to the weekly figures just in today up to the 19th June. So given the official 'all settings' deaths you'd think we would be at least +500 on excess mortality up to that week but we are now below the 5 year average on that figure.
Funny as the NHS begins to return to routine operations.

Two of the worst decisions in this crisis

1. Returning people to care homes when they're still Ill
2. Switching the NHS to Corona only mode (apologies for the crass wording)

On a side note look at Belarus' infection curve. They've done absolutely nothing it's quite interesting.
 
Randy I was referring to the weekly figures just in today up to the 19th June. So given the official 'all settings' deaths you'd think we would be at least +500 on excess mortality up to that week but we are now below the 5 year average on that figure.
Funny as the NHS begins to return to routine operations.

Two of the worst decisions in this crisis

1. Returning people to care homes when they're still Ill
2. Switching the NHS to Corona only mode (apologies for the crass wording)

On a side note look at Belarus' infection curve. They've done absolutely nothing it's quite interesting.
Completely agree.

Beginning to feel a bit jaded by it all now. Weeks ago I would have cared what has happened on Leicester but now looking at the case figures for the area I just feel non fussed. Will probably care even less once I go back to work on Sunday and we get twatted for a week 💸💸💸

Also looking at the infection cases for the area I live it's like 1 a week. Not even worth thinking about anymore.
 
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bear66

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As of 9am 30 June, there have been 9,426,631 tests, with 133,467 tests on 29 June.

312,654 people have tested positive.

As of 5pm on 29 June, of those tested positive for coronavirus, across all settings, 43,730 have sadly died.

0.22% increase in positive tests today. 226 of these are Pillar 1 hospital infections. 155 deaths were announced today.
 
Today's headline analysis:

• 226 hospital reported infections in 24-hour period, virtually unchanged from yesterday's 220
• 7-day average for new hospital reported infections decreases by 2.6%, following 2.3% decrease yesterday (and fifth consecutive decrease)
• 7-day average for new hospital reported infections is 27.1% lower than one week ago (from 27.0% lower yesterday) and 32.7% lower than two weeks ago (from 40.1% lower yesterday and 32.1% lower 7 days ago)
• 155 new deaths in all settings reported in 24-hour period, up from 25 yesterday
• 7-day average for new deaths in all settings decreases by 2.0%, following 1.2% increase yesterday
• 7-day average for new deaths in all settings is 5.4% lower than one week ago (from 10.1% lower yesterday) and 26.1% lower than two weeks ago (from 28.1% lower yesterday and 43.9% lower 7 days ago)
 
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