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Data reported for the 18 October 2020 shows there were 870 admissions to English hospitals where there was a positive test for Covid-19.
In the 7 days to 18 October there were on average 745 patients admitted to hospital each day – a level not seen since 18 May. pic.twitter.com/KLNf7rXKan
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The justice secretary and lord chancellor, Robert Buckland QC, is facing legal action over a claim that he has breached his duty to uphold the rule of law.
Lawyers acting for an Oxford University professor have served a formal, 19-page letter before action on him asking him to explain and justify why the government’s internal market bill is not in his view a breach of the law.