The UK’s Covid-19 inquiry has found the government poorly prepared and critical of its mishandling of the pandemic. Key aides to Boris Johnson, including former adviser Dominic Cummings and former communications director Lee Cain, faced questioning. Current deputy cabinet secretary Helen MacNamara criticized the government’s “toxic” and “macho” culture. Professor David Halpern said he believed Cummings breached lockdown rules. As of October 13, 228,448 people across the UK died with Covid-19 on their death certificates, including 292 in Oxford.
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