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Coronavirus UK LIVE: Dominic Raab says in every day replace that lockdown is working however measures gained’t be relaxed this week

Coronavirus UK LIVE: Dominic Raab says in daily update that lockdown is working but measures won’t be relaxed this week


FOREIGN Secretary Dominic Raab has stated that there are indicators that the lockdown is working, however that he “doesn’t anticipate” any adjustments to the measures to occur this week.

Talking on the authorities’s every day coronavirus press convention,  he thanked the general public and the NHS for his or her contribution to preventing the virus.

The federal government’s chief scientific advisor Sir Patrick Vallance additionally stated that social distancing measures are “decreasing transmission throughout the group”, with the variety of confirmed instances showing to be flattening.

Nonetheless, he added that the approaching week is about to be “tough” because the dying toll continues to extend, although it will later plateau.

It comes as deaths within the UK in the present day reached one other milestone after 717 extra folks died.

This takes the dying toll as much as 11,329. NHS England confirmed the most recent victims have been aged between 17 and 98 – together with 40 with no underlying well being circumstances.

Brits are going through their fourth week of lockdown, with the federal government set to evaluate the measures by Thursday.

Boris Johnson will proceed his restoration from his nation residence, Chequers in the present day.

The Prime Minister, who was launched from hospital yesterday, is not going to return to work instantly.

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

He stated on Sunday there have been “48 hours when issues may have gone both method,” as he paid tribute to NHS employees who “saved my life, no query.”

In his first feedback since recovering from Covid-19 the PM revealed how shut he got here to dying.

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

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

“The explanation 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 and so they have been considering and caring and making the interventions I wanted.”

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