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UK's ‘Eat Out To Help Out' scheme sparked spike in Covid-19 cases, study finds

29 days ago   |   By RT

British Chancellor Rishi Sunak's ‘Eat Out To Help Out' scheme was behind a spike in Covid-19 cases in the UK that contributed to the second wave of the virus, according to a new study by the University of Warwick.
In an attempt to boost the UK economy after the country's first national lockdown, the British government created a discount scheme, through which diners would receive a 50 percent discount, up to the value of £10 per head, on meals purchased between Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the month of August.
While the discounts did encourage more people to attend restaurants, with...
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‘Eat out to help out' offer contributed to UK second COVID wave - study

‘Eat out to help out' offer contributed to UK second COVID wave - study

29 days ago   |   By National Post

LONDON - The British government's "Eat out to help out" discount scheme to boost spending at restaurants, cafes and pubs over the summer helped spread the coronavirus and contributed to a second wave of infections, according to a new study.
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