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Covid-19: UK records 13,864 new coronavirus cases and 87 deaths

There has been a further 13,864 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK, the government has said. This brings the total number of cases in the UK to 575,679. The government also said a further 87 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Friday. This brings the UK total to 42,679. Separate figures published ...

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Prince William launches global environment prize

Britain’s Prince William will on Thursday launch a multi-million-pound global prize aimed at solving some of the world’s greatest environmental problems. The Earthshot Prize will award five one-million-pound ($1.29-million) prizes each year for the next 10 years under the categories of protecting and restoring nature, cleaner air, reviving oceans, waste-reduction and climate change, agencies reported. Nominations open on November 1 ...

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UK Covid-19 cases increase by 14,162 in single day

A further 14,162 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK, have been validated. The latest results bring the total number of cases in the UK to 544,275. The Government also said a further 70 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Wednesday. This brings the UK total to 42,515. Separate figures published by the ...

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Coronavirus: UK records 76 Covid-19 deaths and 14,542 new cases in 24 hours

Another 14,542 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the UK, bringing the total number of cases to 530,113, the government has announced. A further 76 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Tuesday, taking the UK total to 42,445. Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have now been 58,000 ...

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Covid: UK records 12,594 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths

A further 12,594 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the UK, the government said. It brings the total number of lab-confirmed cases in the UK to 515,571. A further 19 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the UK total to 42,369. Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show ...

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Coronavirus: England’s hospital death toll rises by 28

Brings total number of confirmed Covid-19 deaths reported in hospitals to 30,166, NHS England says A further 28 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England. The deaths bring the total number of confirmed Covid-19 fatalities reported in hospitals to 30,166, NHS England said. Patients were aged between 69 and 94 years old. All had underlying ...

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Boris Johnson warns of ‘bumpy’ months ahead in fight against Covid-19

Boris Johnson said he is working flat-out to make Christmas as normal as possible, but he warned of a “tough winter” in the battle against coronavirus. The prime minister said there will be “bumpy” months ahead, though he hopes the situation will be “radically different” by spring. He said people should behave “fearlessly” but with common sense as the UK ...

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England records 51 coronavirus deaths in hospitals

Britain today recorded another 51 hospital deaths as the number of fatalities inside wards more than doubled in a week, preliminary figures show. Of these, 41 new deaths were reported in England, with a further four fatalities in Scotland, five in Wales and one in Northern Ireland. Close to half of England’s hospital deaths were in the North West, where ...

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