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Cummings: Did lockdown come too late for Tower Hamlets?


Dominic Cummings has claimed lockdown ought to have arrived weeks earlier than folks have been formally informed to remain at house.

In a session of the House of Commons’ well being and science and know-how choose committees – which stays ongoing – former adviser Dominic Cummings made quite a few assertions in regards to the authorities’s dealing with of the Covid-19 pandemic.  

He stated: “I believe it’s clear that we clearly ought to have locked down basically the primary week of March on the newest.” 

Dominic Cummings, former Chief Adviser to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, giving evidence to a joint i

Dominic Cummings stated that the UK ought to have locked down within the first week of March ‘on the newest’.

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The Advertiser has information on the variety of instances recorded in Tower Hamlets each seven days since March 1 final 12 months.

The numbers present that within the week up till that date, there have been 119 optimistic coronavirus instances recorded within the borough.

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In the seven days previous to March 23 – when lockdown was formally introduced – 105 folks have been recorded as having caught the virus. 

The chart under exhibits how these numbers unfolded till the tip of April 2020.