Summary of the process phase, cause of failures, current measures, current risk measures. The subsequent government responses and re-evaluated risk measures are discussed in Table 6. *Risk measures calculated by averaging over the first 7 days.
|Process||Cause of failure||Current measures||Sev||Occ||Det||RPN*|
|First cases (22 Jan to 27 Feb)||• Failure to shut down international airlines due to imported infections from outside the UK.||• None||1||10||10||100|
|First deaths and early spread (28 Feb to 23 Mar)||•No social distancing for more than 15 minutes at distances of less than 2 metres.||•Hand washing (not practiced regularly)•Social distancing (not practiced regularly)||9||9||7||567|
|First lockdown (23 Mar to 4 May)||•Delayed lockdown against the rising pandemic.|| • All of the above.
•Nationwide lockdown applied in full force.
|Easing down lockdown measures and continued restrictions (5 May to 31 May)|| •Failure to practice safety measures once travel corridors opens and pubs, shops, restaurants and bars had reopened.
• A vast number of sharing of potentially contaminated spaces.
| • Sanitization of cities and towns
•Self-isolation and “stay at home” practices
•Regular hand washing and social distancing
• Wearing face masks
|Continued restrictions and local lockdowns (1 June to 5 Sep)||•Failure to follow policies and protocols set by the government.|| •Self-isolation and “stay at home” practices
•Regular sanitization, social distancing and wearing face masks
|Resurgance (6 Sep to 31 Oct)|| •Overcrowded restaurants during the month-long “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme in August.
•Reopening of schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for the autumn term.
| • Same as the above.
• Curfews set across the country.
•Tighter restrictions are put in place across the UK.