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Media and the facts


Invariably media, also today, carries complaints from desperate nurses, doctors and hospital administrators that the intensive care wards are “becoming” overburdened by COVID-19 patients.

So, let us look at the facts as they appear in Johns Hopkins tables for April 4th, 2021

New deaths last day41
Record high (jan 20 2021)474
New deaths last week135
Record high (10 jan – 16 jan 2021)890
Past month566
Record high (January 2021)2864