The furlough scheme is estimated to cost £14 billion per month.
The cumulative deaths total increased by 445 more than the daily increase in coronavirus deaths.
These figures don’t count the large numbers of people who’ve had the disease but haven’t been tested.
Research literature doesn’t suggest that children are as likely as adults to become infected and carry the virus.
Analysis comparing countries’ excess deaths tallies based on when they locked down needs to be put into context.
The Prime Minister claimed “we test more than virtually any country in Europe.” The UK appears to test more than most.
Teachers were surveyed between 7 and 17 May on whether they thought families would send their children back to school when they reopened.
The new coronavirus can cause many thousands of deaths even though Covid-19 is no longer considered a “high consequence infectious disease”.
New research claiming that this is the case needs taking with a pinch of salt.
A quarter of patients who died with Covid-19 in English hospitals had diabetes. But that doesn’t mean that all these deaths were linked to diabetes.
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