A TOTAL of 759 individuals have now died from coronavirus within the UK after the deadliest day thus far.
14,579 individuals have now examined optimistic for Covid-19 with 181 individuals dying within the final 24 hours.
Earlier at this time Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock each examined optimistic for coronavirus hours earlier than Chief Medical Officer for England Chris Whitty stated he was self-isolating.
Prof Whitty stated he “will likely be persevering with to advise the Authorities on the medical response to Coronavirus, supported by my deputies.”
On the authorities’s every day press convention, Michael Gove spoke alongside NHS CEO Simon Stevens and deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Jenny Harries.
Gove stated Boris Johnson, regardless of testing optimistic for coronavirus, is “persevering with to steer the federal government’s response to coronavirus”.
He additionally promised to extend antigen testing capability for frontline staff, whereas Stevens stated that two additional hospitals will likely be inbuilt Manchester and Birmingham with 33,000 hospital beds out there for coronavirus sufferers.
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