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Coronavirus death toll in UK hospitals passes 20,500 after rise of 413

The number of deaths in UK hospitals linked to coronavirus   have risen by a further 413, the lowest daily rise this month. A total of 20,732 patients had died in hospital after testing positive for Covid-19 as of 5pm on Saturday, Environment Secretary George Eustice said at Sunday’s Downing Street press briefing. Another 4,463 new cases have been recorded in ...

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COVID-19:British PM returning to work to face pressure over lifting lockdown measures

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will return to work on Monday under pressure from the Labour leader and Conservative donors over lifting coronavirus lockdown measures. The prime minister, who was treated in intensive care after contracting COVID-19, will be back in Downing Street just over a fortnight after leaving hospital. Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has stepped up pressure on ...

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Boris Johnson to return to work Monday

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will return to work in Downing Street on Monday, about two weeks after leaving hospital, British media reported Saturday night. Johnson told his cabinet colleagues that he will be back to his normal schedule following his treatment in St. Thomas’ Hospital in London for COVID-19. Depending on doctors’ advice, Johnson may host Monday’s daily Downing ...

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UK Says Virus Death Toll Up By 813 To 20,319

London : The UK’s official coronavirus death toll passed the milestone of 20,000 on Saturday, which the Home Secretary Priti Patel described as “a deeply tragic and moving moment”. Health department figures showed a further 813 people had died in hospital after contracting COVID-19, pushing the official number of fatalities to 20,319. The medical director of NHS England Stephen Powis ...

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Coronavirus: UK hospital deaths pass 20,000

More than 20,000 people have now died with coronavirus in UK hospitals, the Department of Health has announced. The latest figures showed a total of 20,319 deaths in the UK, up by 813 on the previous day. At the government’s daily briefing, the home secretary described the figure as a “tragic and terrible milestone”. Last month, the government’s chief scientific ...

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London police arrest more than 4,000 people for domestic abuse during coronavirus restrictions

London’s Metropolitan Police arrested more than 4,000 people for domestic abuse since the restrictions imposed to stop the spread of coronavirus were introduced, the force said in a statement Friday. “The COVID-19 restrictions and ‘stay at home’ instruction is vital to managing this public health crisis, but unfortunately it has also left current and potential victims of domestic abuse even ...

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UK Records 768 New COVID-19 Deaths

NEARLY 20,000 people in the UK have died of coronavirus, according to new figures. A total of 19,506 patients had died in hospital as of 5pm on Thursday, the Department of  Health said. The figure is up by 768 from 18,738 the day before. It comes as Health Secretary Matt Hancock faces increasing pressure to follow Nicola Sturgeon’s lead and ...

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Recovering UK PM Johnson ‘in good shape’

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is recovering after contracting the new coronavirus, is “in very good shape”, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Friday. Johnson, 55, spent a week in hospital, including three days in intensive care, before being discharged on April 12. “I spoke to him yesterday, he is in very good shape and is clearly recovering,” Hancock ...

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UK Coronavirus Death Toll Climbs to 18,738 With 616 New Fatalities

Britain’s health ministry on Thursday said 616 more people had died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus in hospital, taking the country’s official death toll to 18,738. The figure, for the 24-hour period to 1600 GMT on Wednesday, was lower than the 759 reported the previous day, after government claims the virus had hit its peak and as debate ...

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Coronavirus: First patients injected in UK vaccine trial

Image caption : Elisa Granato was 1 of the volunteers   The 1st human demo in Europe of a coronavirus vaccine has begun in Oxford. Two volunteers have been injected, the very first of extra than 800 folks recruited for the review. Half will get the Covid-19 vaccine, and 50 percent a control vaccine which safeguards versus meningitis but not ...

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