Covid: UK faces a difficult summer, says leading scientiston July 18, 2021 at 12:10 pm

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Prof Neil Ferguson says there could be as many as 200,000 cases a day as restrictions ease.

Prof Ferguson, who sits on the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage), told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show it was “almost certain” that the UK would reach 100,000 cases and 1,000 hospital admissions per day as almost all legal restrictions on social contact end in England and school holidays begin.

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