Coronavirus cases massively under-reported due to basic IT error

Stuart Sumner
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The government has been receiving misleading coronavirus figures thanks to an IT error
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The government has been receiving misleading coronavirus figures thanks to an IT error

Public Health England appears to be managing the daily case numbers on an Excel spreadsheet, and has misunderstood the software's limitations

The number of recent cases of Coronavirus in the UK has been massively under-reported due to a basic IT error. Public Health England (PHE) has said that around 16,000 cases were omitted from the...

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