European Rates Strategy
Western Europe Covid-19 Monitor
2021-09-29T16:07:53

Western Europe Covid-19 Monitor

Cases and hospitalizations remain low (particularly in Europe). The return to school and the lightening up on some travel restrictions does not seem to have had a material impact. UK cases are still higher than in the rest of Europe, but hospitalisations and mortality rates are still low enough to allow the continued easing of restrictions.

Vaccinations remain the central focus of the efforts to ward off virus surge in the winters. Focus has shifted to booster programmes, which are now getting underway in the UK and many European countries.

Uncertainties remain high, particularly as we head into the colder winter months, but covid news is improving globally, for now. This is one of the factors that has helped markets to re-assess growth and inflation expectations over the past few weeks.

In this report:

Western Europe Overview........................................................................... (p2)

Testing and positivity rates.......................................................................... (p3)

Vaccine capacity and distribution by country............................................ (p4)

Vaccine distribution vs supply by country.................................................. (p5)

Daily vaccination rates................................................................................. (p7)

Vaccines by age group................................................................................. (p9)

(NEW) Case and mortality rates: wave two vs wave three...................... (p11)

Regional 7-day case rates per 100k population........................................ (p15)

Regional case numbers vs social distancing index heatmap................... (p17)

Maps of regional case numbers by GDP.................................................... (p18)

Regional hospitalisation rates...................................................................... (p20)

Excess mortality by country........................................................................ (p22)

  

  

  

  

  

  


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Imogen Bachra, CFA
European Rates Strategist
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Giles Gale
Head of European Rates Strategy
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