Chris Whitty says he can't promise everything will be great by Christmas
UK's daily Covid cases hit another three-month high in 11% weekly jump to 45,066 as hospitalisations stay flat but deaths rise by a quarter... and Professor Chris Whitty warns of 'exceptionally difficult' winter even if coronavirus cases don't spiral again
- Winter will be 'exceptionally difficult' for the NHS, Professor Chris Whitty said
- Tough months ahead for NHS as it battles Covid, flu and other seasonal viruses
- NHS could be hit by Covid worse than last winter if concerning variant emerges
Professor Chris Whitty said: 'I wish I could claim the sunlit uplands and it'll all be fantastic by Christmas but, sadly, I'm afraid [that's not the case].'
This winter will be 'exceptionally difficult' for the NHS even if there is not a surge of coronavirus cases, Professor …
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