Note for public consumption, of course, but as you’ll see below, Covid infection is falling only in Scotland. In the other three, the level is still climbing fast.
The Daily Mail has a simple explanation:
Public Health England data showed 10,267 more young men than women were infected over the last two weeks, with the gender gap having widened since the tournament kicked off.
Cases have remained roughly the same between men and women throughout the pandemic. But they began to diverge after June 13, when England beat Croatia 1-0 in their first match. Dailymail.co.uk: News, Sport, Showbiz, Celebrities from Daily MailPauseNext video0:28 / 1:52SettingsFull-screenRead More
Some scientists have already blamed the football tournament for driving a ferocious surge in cases, after people crowded together in pubs and homes to watch the matches and tens of thousands of fans packed inside Wembley for England’s six home games in London.