Map: Which CCGs have the most patients shielding for coronavirus?

For GPs in some parts of England, just one in 50 patients have been asked to shield during the coronavirus pandemic - but for others the figure is close to one in 10. GPonline looks at how the proportion of at-risk patients varies across the country.
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