Telegraph: One in five coronavirus patients caught virus in hospital Findings come as hospitals are ordered to enforce social distancing between staff to prevent spread of the virus

One in five hospital patients with coronavirus caught it while on wards, papers by Government scientists have revealed.

The findings come alongside orders to all hospitals to enforce social distancing between staff in order to stop doctors and nurses from “congregating” and fuelling the spread of the virus. 

An investigation by The Telegraph reveals that it was not until May 18 – nearly two months after Britain entered lockdown – that health chiefs finally issued guidance on how hospital workers should implement social distancing.

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