Watch again: Rishi Sunak announces £750 million boost for charities at daily Covid-19 briefing

Rishi Sunak delivers the daily government update on coronavirus as Boris Johnson remains in ICU and questions over when to lift the lockdown are raised.

The Chancellor is joined by Angela McLean and Stephen Powis.

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