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UK’s corona virus hotspots revealed
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UK’s corona virus hotspots revealed

    Sheffield, Birmingham and Slough are three of the UK's coronavirus hotspots, with more cases per population than everywhere except London. The capital has the highest COVID-19 infection rate - 64 cases per 100,000 people, followed by Sheffield (52). Birmingham is third with 50. And Slough, a town in Berkshire just 20 miles west of London, has 49 cases for every 100,000 people. The true size of the UK's coronavirus outbreak remains a mystery because of the controversial policy to only test patients in hospital. Only 22,000 cases have been officially diagnosed - but scientists have suggested the true toll could be in the millions. Figures from Public Health England (PHE) can be broken down into local authorities to show which have the most cases of coronavirus. Lo...