United Kingdom  

UK coronavirus death toll rises to 1,019, up 260 in one day

Video Credit: Reuters Studio - Duration: 00:51s - Published
UK coronavirus death toll rises to 1,019, up 260 in one day

UK coronavirus death toll rises to 1,019, up 260 in one day

Britain said 1,019 people had died after testing positive for coronavirus by 1700GMT on Friday, a rise of 260 on the total 24 hours earlier.

Edward Baran reports.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

6091 London on Lockdown: deserted streets, and vehicles out on the road being checked by police.

Work is continuing to convert a large exhibition centre in east London into a huge emergency hospital.

And on Saturday a grim new toll - Britain said 1,019 people have now died after testing positive for coronavirus.

That's a rise of 260 on the total 24 hours earlier.

The number of people testing positive for the virus also rose to 17,089 - up from 14,543 on Friday.

This theme park just outside London has opened a drive-through coronavirus testing facility.

The peak of the epidemic in the UK is expected to come in several weeks.



Related news from verified sources

Iran’s coronavirus death toll up to 54 after sharp rise in confirmed cases

Iran’s Health Ministry has raised the death toll from the coronavirus to 54 as the number of people...
Belfast Telegraph - Published Also reported by •ReutersTamworth Herald


Coronavirus: UK death toll nearly doubles in one day, rising to 21

Ten more people who tested positive for coronavirus have died, according to NHS England.
Independent - Published Also reported by •Reuters




Tweets about this


Related videos from verified sources

In Just One Day, One Person Died In America Every Two Minutes From COVID-19 [Video]

In Just One Day, One Person Died In America Every Two Minutes From COVID-19

In the United States on Tuesday, one person died from COVID-19 every two minutes. Now, Reuters reports the US government is racing to build hundreds of makeshift hospitals to ease the burden on..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:41Published
Glasses May Offer Some Protection From Coronavirus [Video]

Glasses May Offer Some Protection From Coronavirus

Glasses May Offer Some Protection From Coronavirus Good news for glasses wearers. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, wearing glasses can help you stop touching your face. This..

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories     Duration: 00:59Published