I understand that the figure is higher in the WM region, and higher still in some ethnic groupings, who will not be vaccinated. Bizarre to me.If you want to increase NHS capacity quickly, getting vaccinated would currently seem to be the answer.
This is quite a sobering read:
"Of the Covid patients treated in intensive care in recent months, the majority — nearly 75 per cent according to the latest data — have chosen not to be vaccinated. As Professor Andrew Pollard, director of the Oxford Vaccine Group, put it this week: “This ongoing horror, which is taking place across ICUs in Britain, is now largely restricted to unvaccinated people.”
Got a motorcycling chum, 2nd Gen here from Kashmir, about 40-45, came very close to meeting his maker this Autumn with Covid complications, and still does not feel the jab is worthwhile... .
As I said to a mutual aquaintance who is a medic, Chum 1 was a close contendor for the Darwin Award