Covid cases could soar to 200,000 a day as third wave ‘won’t peak for at least a month’
The Daily Mirror says covid cases could hit 200,000 a day later this year – a number that would inflict “major disruption” on the NHS, a top SAGE member has warned.
Prof Neil Ferguson said it is “almost certain” that cases will hit 100,000 a day and hospitalisations 1,000 a day, up from 55,000 and 740 a day currently.
Imperial College London expert Prof Ferguson, whose modelling helped prompt the first lockdown, told the BBC: “The real question is do we get to double that, or even higher?
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