Coronavirus deaths in UK hospitals now over 7,000 – BBC News

While the British Prime Minister remained in Intensive Care in hospital, the UK’s deaths from hospital patients confirmed to have Covid-19 hit a record high for one day, with a figure of 938 such deaths across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

£750m to be split between small local charities, including hospices, and bigger organisations such as Oxfam and Age UK

Total number of deaths in UK hospitals from coronavirus rises to 7,097 – a record increase of 938 in a day

UK PM Boris Johnson remains in intensive care but is sitting up and engaging with clinical team, Mr Sunak says

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Britain looks like it is still yet to hit a peak level in this crisis, despite being on full lockdown for more than two weeks.

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)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

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