More detailed figures from Metro Mayor... in just a fortnight since Christmas Eve, Liverpool City region 7 day case rate has gone up five-fold - from 209/100k to 1015 overall - six fold in Halton (1236) and Knowsley (1352)
Member of SAGE Professor Calum Semple says "we're only now seeing the start of the price we have to pay for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day mixing" and adds a 'hard lockdown was inevitable with that and the new variant of #COVID19 '. Read more:
Feels like a combination of Christmas Eve and the day before major, possibly life-threatening surgery.
Merry Christmas Eve everyone who celebrates! You know this is Christmas Day for us Latin folk. So let the celebrations begin