Bereaved families of UK Covid-19 victims accuse Boris Johnson of ignoring them | ITV News

Grieving families of coronavirus victims say they are being ignored by the prime minister and their experiences “swept under the carpet”.

Bereaved families who lost loved ones to Covid-19 said they have written three times to Boris Johnson asking to meet and share their experiences in the hope they will ensure “other people don’t go through this”.

But they told the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on coronavirus that officials were unable to meet “due to the current pandemic”.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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