03 Nov Coronavirus: Has England really breached the ‘worst-case’ scenario? | UK News
The prime minister said coronavirus is spreading “even faster than the reasonable worst-case scenario” after announcing a second national lockdown on Saturday.
His statement came days after the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) also warned the number of daily deaths in England is in line with that scenario, but “is almost certain to exceed this within the next two weeks”.
Sky News’ economic editors Ed Conway has been carrying out data analysis during the pandemic and was left wondering whether Boris Johnson’s warning was true.
In the video above, Ed takes a deep dive into the data to find out for himself whether England really has breached the “worst-case” scenario.