Covid bulletin #22

Aug 25, 2020 | Sector & policy

This is the twenty-second of a series of bulletins produced by ISE to update members on key data and policy on Covid-19. This covers the period 20/08/2020-25/08/2020.

You can access all of the Covid-19 bulletins on the ISE website.


Latest Covid-19 data

Data taken from Wikipedia and from the government’s Number of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases and risk in the UK webpage.

After a period of increase in July and August, the number of new Covid cases may have stabilised. The number of deaths continues to decline prompting new theories about why the disease seems to be becoming less deadly. Despite this there are continuing fears about a second wave or peak emerging in the autumn.

  • As of the morning of the 25th August it says that the UK has had 326,614 cases and 41,433 deaths from Covid-19.
  • New data from the Office for National Statistics on the social impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Ending lockdown

  • Concerns about Covid-19 in Birmingham are leading to threats that the city will be put into local lockdown.



Post-secondary education


The economy


The labour market


Working in the pandemic

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