Number Of People Being Treated In Hospital For Covid-19 Passes 200 For The First Time Since May

201 are now receiving treatment after 18 new admissions in the past 24 hours

It comes amid a warning from the Chief Medical Officer that all the important indicators of Covid-19 are deteriorating. 

The 14-day incidence rate has increased by 39 percent in seven days while the test positivity rate has more than doubled in less than a fortnight.

Infectious diseases specialist, Professor Sam McConkey, says the government's current strategy isn't enough:

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