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Coronavirus lockdown LIVE: UK circumstances at 8,077 as NHS Nightingale Hospital unveiled and loss of life toll hits 422

Coronavirus lockdown LIVE: UK cases at 8,077 as NHS Nightingale Hospital unveiled and death toll hits 422


OVER 8,000 have now been contaminated and 422 are useless within the UK after the deadliest day so far by which 88 extra folks succumbed to the coronavirus.

Tuesday’s staggering loss of life toll got here on the primary day since Boris Johnson‘s nationwide lockdown got here into impact.

Though a three-week lockdown is presently in place, Brits might be indoors for for much longer.

Northern Eire First Minister Arlene Foster predicted on Tuesday the lockdown would go on previous Easter.

And No10 aides instructed The Solar the shutdown was prone to be prolonged into Might and probably June – until virus fatalities considerably fall.

Persons are solely allowed to depart their residence for important provides, one type of day by day train or a stroll, medical care or “completely mandatory” work.

Anybody caught flouting the measures faces a high-quality of between £30 and £1,000 from Thursday, when a invoice containing the brand new laws to cope with coronavirus is predicted to develop into legislation.

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