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19 Mar 2021

Drivers’ Covid death toll high

Bus drivers in London died with Covid-19 at almost three times the national average for other occupations, a new study has found.

At least 51 drivers in the capital have died after catching coronavirus since the pandemic began, according to TfL (Transport for London).

Buses crossing Kingston Bridge
Bus driver deaths almost three times higher than the national average

The UCL (University College London) study reaffirmed findings that an earlier lockdown ‘would have saved lives’.

TfL had asked UCL to investigate the high death rate of London bus workers from Covid-19.


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14 Mar 2021 | 17:59

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