March 28 2022

For the first time for 20 days the number of Covid tests done in the previous week has dropped, this week’s total 5,023,854 is over 113,000 less than the week before. Of course, if you do less tests, you will get fewer positive results. In the last 7 days 587,721 have tested positive. That isContinue reading “March 28 2022”

October 15 2021

Only minimal facts and figures are released at weekends which makes comparison quite difficult. I cannot see any sign of improvement on the horizon. It is tomorrow and Wednesday when fuller more up to -date figures are released. The Government have added a rider to today’s statistics, apparently there are no figures from Wales inContinue reading “October 15 2021”

July 14 2021

At the latest count, 92 patients are dead in yet another hospital fire in Iraq involving a Covid ward. There are also about 100 injured, some critically. It has been alleged that there was an electrical fault in the air conditioning which started the fire and then many oxygen cylinders exploded. An oxygen cylinder inContinue reading “July 14 2021”

March 24 2021

The daily statistics are probably the best indicators of our slow progress to survive and come through this pandemic. Only 839,954 covid tests were done in the last 24 hours, this is a bit lower than usual but still an incredible number. There is no indication as to the reason it’s lower than normal, itContinue reading “March 24 2021”

March 19 2021

The fiasco in Europe continues as the UK continues to progress well towards the end of this current peak, which will only end with a very high rate of immunisation. It is significant that the UK has now immunised half of their adult population whereas in the EU the average is only 10%. Let’s firstContinue reading “March 19 2021”

March 21 2021

“ Nobody is safe until we are all safe “. It is partial immunity that will drive mutations. There are large swathes of our global population that remain un-immunised. These could act as a reservoir where mutations can emerge and therefore cause previously immunised communities to become reinfected with a resistant mutation. We are seeingContinue reading “March 21 2021”