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Coronavirus (COVID-19) roundup: 28 May 2020

Some of the main points include:

  • An average of 133,000 people in England had COVID-19 at any given time between 11 and 24 May 2020, with the number of people infected remaining relatively stable

  • Those who work in patient-facing roles in the health and social care sector were more than four times as likely to test positive for COVID-19

  • The number of online job adverts dropped by more than 50% between the start of March and the start of May 2020, according to experimental estimates derived from Adzuna data¬†

  • Around one in seven (14%) businesses that had paused trading are intending to reopen in the next two weeks, with a further 10% aiming to resume in two to four weeks

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