The Daily Express reported:

“It hasn’t gone up, it peaked at 68, it’s back down to where it was 10 days ago.

“What is the intellectual basis for this figure?”

Andrew later added he felt the public had been misled, exclaiming: “They are using the the figures as propaganda to scare us.

“They aren’t based on science, they are based on mathematics.

“They put up these two scientists and we the journalists were not allowed to question them.”