New cases would reach almost 50,000 a day by mid-October assuming a weekly doubling in the number of new infections

50,000

40,000

Assumes a seven-day doubling time

(for illustration purposes only)

30,000

20,000

New cases by reporting date

(Public Health England)

10,000

0

1 July

1 Aug

1 Sep

15

1 Oct

13

50,000

40,000

Assumes a seven-day doubling time

(for illustration purposes only)

30,000

20,000

New cases by reporting date

(Public Health England)

10,000

0

1 July

1 Aug

1 Sep

15 Sep

1 Oct

13 Oct