Two NHS nurses die after contracting COVID-19

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  • Sky News in the UK reported on the sad death of two National Health Service (NHS) nurses from Covid-19.

    Two NHS nurses, Areema Nasreen and Aimee O’Rourke have died after contracting COVID-19.

    It comes as the number of UK deaths rises by 684 people – bringing the total number of deaths to 3,605.

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    The news came as Britain again posted another new high number of deaths, at 684 in one day, as the curve continues to steepen in the United Kingdom.

    John Burn-Murdoch, who has been leading the FT’s analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University, showed that the UK and USA’s numbers are both steepening, in contrast to many other nations, when he posted this graph to Twitter:

    Clearly the UK is yet to hit the peak of this epidemic, as is the USA.

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