Rise in UK Covid cases braces NHS for a bumpy ride - News Summed Up

Rise in UK Covid cases braces NHS for a bumpy ride


People should “go about their normal lives” but in a “precautionary way”, the head of the UK Health Security Agency saidThe number of people in hospital with Covid is expected to rise further, fuelling concerns about the ability to treat other illnesses, a top health official said today. Jenny Harries, the chief executive of the UK Health Security Agency, said that the present wave of infections had not yet peaked and asked people to “go about their normal lives” but in a “precautionary way”. SponsoredMeanwhile, an organisation that represents NHS trusts said that hospital bosses were braced “for a bumpy ride” with coronavirus infections expected to add to seasonal flu pressures later this year. A heavy start to Australia’s flu season, which runs ahead of Europe’s, has been read as a potential warning sign for the UK. About 1,300 people a day are being admitted


Source: The Times July 03, 2022 23:19 UTC



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