RD&E crisis shows how reckless and irresponsible Johnson’s opening up is

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It’s summer, and it has only ‘a small number’ of Covid patients, but the RD&E is on the highest possible level; of alert. Yet Covid cases are rising in Devon as they are across the country, and everywhere cases are STILL translating into hospitalisations. Because of the vaccines, there are fewer hospitalisations proportionally than before, BUT with cases increasing exponentially, the absolute number of hospitalisations is increasing nationally by 50 per cent per week.

Imagine the effects of a few more weeks of this trend on our hospital which is already asking patients’ families to take them home if they can, because it is so seriously understaffed.

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