Ireland Padded Its COVID Case Numbers

November 2, 2021 Leo Varadkar 1

Ireland counted suspected cases even when there wasn’t a laboratory test confirming the patient had Covid, and patients with underlying conditions were counted. If somebody had stage four cancer and was in a nursing home, and was suspected of having Covid, but didn’t test positive for it, they counted it as Covid.


UK: Data Suggest Most COVID Hospitalizations are for Other Ailments

August 1, 2021 UK Sun 1

Figures show only 44% of the 780 patients tested positive at the time of admission, while the rest were eventually diagnosed with Covid through required routine testing. The data suggests that the majority of patients were admitted for other reasons, but were counted as Covid hospitalizations, and inflated the numbers.