The total deaths as a result of Coronavirus now stands at 44,968, an increase of 138 as of today.
A major study has found that Coronavirus outbreaks are 20 times more likely in large care homes then small ones. Of the 55,000 people that have died of Coronavirus according to the ONS’ numbers, 40% of these deaths occurred in care homes. At the peak of the virus 25,000 people where discharged from hospitals into care homes without being tested for Coronavirus.
Reported incidents of domestic violence have increased by over a tenth compared to the figures this time last year. The 11.4% increase in calls to police about domestic violence amounts to an additional 480 calls a week.