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Chris Whitty: 'We're now at worst point of coronavirus epidemic'

Guardian, 11 Jan 2021
Prof Chris Whitty, England's chief medical officer, has been sent on to the airwaves to address the nation. 'We’ve got to be very clear that we are now at the worst point of this epidemic for the UK,' he told BBC Breakfast.

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'We’re now at a situation where in the UK as a whole around one in 50 people is infected and in London it’s around one in 30, in parts of London it’s around one in 20. So there’s a very high chance that if you meet someone unnecessarily they will have Covid'

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