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Britain's deserted hospitals:

• by Sue Reid

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The photographs show the deserted casualty departments at two of our biggest hospitals.

They were taken in the daytime amid the lockdown ordered by the Government to fight the lethal virus Covid-19.

In normal times, the waiting room at the Royal London, in the East End's Whitechapel, would be busy with 500 patients walking in from the streets to see a doctor every 24 hours.