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UK Statistics Agency Slams Government's 'Incomprehensible' Official Testing Data

As Boris Johnson struggles to rebuild trust with a shellshocked public while also facing down a growing insurrection within his own party, more government bureaucrats are turning on the PM and criticizing the government's accounting of coronavirus deaths and cases, a persistent hot-button issue in the UK, which has repeatedly revised its numbers to account for deaths at nursing homes, other long-term care facilities, and private homes. In a letter to Health Secretary Matt Hancock, UK Statistics Authority Chairman Sir David Norgrove warned that the government's daily coronavirus testing figures are "far from complete and comprehensible." This, despite the fact that the UK has the second-largest death toll in the world, exceeded only by the US.  Read more....

 

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