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Coronavirus LIVE updates: UK demise toll hits 10,612 AS HALF of A&E crew check constructive for Covid-19

Coronavirus LIVE updates: UK death toll hits 10,612 AS HALF of A&E team test positive for Covid-19


THE CORONAVIRUS demise toll within the UK has jumped to at the least 10,612 after 737 individuals died in simply 24 hours.

That could be a leap from Saturday’s complete of  9,875 because the nation stays in lockdown.

Ministers mentioned the UK will stay in lockdown till figures begin to fall, whereas police have already issued over a 1,000 fines to these breaching the restrictions.

This comes as round half of A&E medics at a significant Welsh hospital have examined constructive for coronavirus, a physician there has mentioned.

Marketing consultant Tim Rogerson, from the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport, appeared in a video on the Aneurin Bevan well being board’s Fb web page.

Earlier right now Boris Johnson was discharged from hospital after being handled for coronavirus.

He won’t return to work instantly, nevertheless.

Mr Johnson, 55, was taken to St Thomas’ hospital, in London, final Sunday – 10 days after testing constructive.

The PM recorded a video and thanked two nurses who stood by his bedside for 48 hours “when issues might have gone both means”.

“They’re Jenny from New Zealand – Invercargill on the South Island to be precise – and Luis from Portugal, close to Porto,” he mentioned.

“The rationale ultimately my physique did begin to get sufficient oxygen was as a result of for each second of the night time they have been watching they usually have been considering and caring and making the interventions I wanted.”

Downing Road mentioned the PM will proceed his restoration from his nation residence, Chequers.

They mentioned: “On the recommendation of his medical crew, the PM won’t be instantly returning to work. He needs to thank everyone at St Thomas’ for the good care he has acquired.

“All of his ideas are with these affected by this sickness.”

In the meantime, a coronavirus vaccine might be simply weeks away as specialists at Oxford College say they’re “80 per cent assured” a brand new drug will work.

Professor Sarah Gilbert, who’s engaged on a vaccine with a crew on the college, is about to start testing the vaccine.

She is assured it would work and says it might be prepared by September.

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