August 4, 2020

Coronavirus information LIVE: UK deaths attain 43,550 as Boris Johnson to announce spending pledge for faculties post-Covid

Coronavirus news LIVE: UK deaths reach 43,550 as Boris Johnson to announce spending pledge for schools post-Covid


ON Tuesday, Boris Johnson is about to announce a significant spending pledge for faculties, to make sure “each youngster will get a world-class schooling”.

The Prime Minister is about to put the groundwork for an enormous programme of constructing and repairs as he addresses the nation on his post-Covid imaginative and prescient, which is able to embrace a 10-year pledge to enhance college and faculty amenities, Downing Avenue mentioned.

In the meantime, one of many UK’s prime scientists has warned the UK is on a ‘knife edge’ within the struggle towards coronavirus.

Sage scientist and director of the Wellcome Belief, Sir Jeremy Farrar, admitted he’s apprehensive about seeing a second wave of the virus as lockdown restrictions are eased, and mentioned the following three months have been “completely vital”.

The information comes as Europe might open up for journey corridors from Monday, which might permit folks to go overseas safely with out the necessity to quarantine on vacation or upon return.

It comes because the coronavirus dying toll within the UK stands at 43,550 and the worldwide toll reaches half one million.

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