The Lockdown Chronicles Year 2: Red Bus

The Lockdown Chronicles Year 2: Red Bus
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Chart shows daily numbers of COVID-19 patients admitted to hospital, from last updated on Tuesday 5 January 2021 at 4:22pm GMT.  Latest data provided on 28 December 2020. Data are not updated every day by all four nations and the figures are not comparable as Wales include suspected COVID-19 patients while the other nations include only confirmed cases. Chart reused under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

Context: Jessica Elgot and Peter Walker, “Strict Covid restrictions could last months, Boris Johnson signals”, the Guardian, Tuesday 5 January 2021 20.16 GMT, available at

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