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

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

London news  'Social distancing is impossible': Life in the Covid hotspot of the world Uk news
22 February 2021 - 19:00

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Get FREE email updates for North LondonI'M IN!When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeInvalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later.Hidden away in leafy North London is the former epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic. Of the 26,324 households in Stamford Hill, roughly 20,000 have been infected with coronavirus. Figures from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical diseases show that no community was hit harder than Stamford Hill’s orthodox Jewish community. According to a study, 75 percent of secondary school children and adults contracted the virus in 2020. Blood samples from 1,242 members of the Jewish community revealed 64 per cent, including children, had the disease. The virus has been rife in Stamford Hill.

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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.” Read More Related Articles

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