London news 'Social distancing is impossible': Life in the Covid hotspot of the world Uk news
PremierLeague-News.Com - The small area in North London has had one of the worst infection rates in the world
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. Across the UK population as a whole, seven per cent of people have tested positive for the coronavirus. Strictly Orthodox Jewish families have significantly larger households than the UK average. Orthodox households tend to have five or six individuals per house compared to the UK average of 2.3.
Members of the Orthodox Jewish community walk through Stamford Hill
(Image: Tim Clarke)
However, in Stamford Hill households can often have as many as a dozen people in them. “Over 30 per cent of the community live in homes that are overcrowded,” explains Rabbi Herschel Gluck OBE, president of Shomrim in Stamford Hill and founder of the Muslim-Jewish Forum. “There are 10 people in a two bedroom flat. That is not rare. “If 10 people live in a two bedroom flat social distancing is beyond the realms of possibility.”
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