Delta 'twice as likely’ as Alpha to land people in hospital

The study suggests the Delta variant causes more severe illness, at least in the unvaccinated, researchers say

Patients with the Delta variant of SARS-Cov-2 are more than twice as likely to be hospitalised than those with the Alpha variant, according to findings from the UK.  

COVID patient

Researchers analysed data from 43,338 COVID-19 cases in England between 29 March and 23 May this year, when both variants of concern were