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One-fifth of Britain’s covid patients infected in hospitals: Telegraph

 

About one in five of Britain’s patients with COVID-19 caught the disease while in hospital, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported, citing papers by government scientists.

At the peak of the coronavirus outbreak in Britain, transmission within hospitals was believed to account for up to 22% of cases in hospitalised patients, and up to 11% of deaths, the report added.

Deaths in Britain are now approaching 42 thousand, while confirmed cases are at 293 thousand.

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