Covid-19: UK cases of variant from India rise by 160% in a week

@article{Wise2021Covid19UC,
  title={Covid-19: UK cases of variant from India rise by 160\% in a week},
  author={Jacqui Wise},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2021},
  volume={373}
}
  • J. Wise
  • Published 21 May 2021
  • Economics
  • BMJ
A software error meant that eight local authorities did not have access to the full data on positive test results in their areas between 17 April and 17 May. These included Blackburn with Darwen, which has experienced a sharp rise in cases of the B.1.617.2 variant. The other local authorities were Blackpool, York, Southend-on-Sea, Thurrock, Bristol, North Somerset and Bath, and North East Somerset. 
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