It comes as the latest NHS data from UK hospitals showed a more than doubling of deaths in just four days, with 381 new deaths reported on Tuesday, bringing the toll to 1,789. They included 28 patients with no underlying health conditions, one of whom was a 19-year old man.
What’s the relevant number to be considering here?
Depends upon the definition of underlying really. But there’s at least an argument that the relevant one for public policy services is the 28, not the 381/