The UK professions carrying the highest risk of death from coronavirus

Security guards, taxi drivers and chefs are the workers most likely to die from coronavirus, facing a higher risk even than care home or NHS staff, according to new data from the ONS.

The risk levels were revealed in figures published by the ONS the morning after Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, encouraged Britain to start getting back to work.

The new figures – the first of their kind since the virus crisis started – show that bus and coach drivers face a particularly high risk of death from Covid-19. Experts said the findings have “huge implications” for the route

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