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Coronavirus UK Dwell: Dying toll hits 33,186 after 494 extra die

Coronavirus UK Live: Death toll hits 33,186 after 494 more die


THE UK’s loss of life toll has hit 33,186 after 494 extra individuals died throughout Britain.

The figures are down from yesterday, because the PM’s new lockdown guidelines got here into play with Brits returning to work and flocking to backyard centres and golf programs.

Nonetheless, strict social distancing measures stay in place.

Brits are actually allowed limitless train exterior and people who can’t work at home have been inspired to go again into workplaces as we speak.

From as we speak, individuals can now additionally exit and meet up with one different particular person from exterior their family.

The easing comes as consultants warn the UK’s financial system is struggling beneath lockdown.

Our financial system shrank by 2 per cent within the first quarter of this yr amid the coronavirus disaster – the worst quarter fall for the reason that peak of the monetary crash on the finish of 2008, stunning new statistics present.

Chatting with Sky Information this morning, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak mentioned: “The primary quarter was that unhealthy based mostly on only a few days of the impression of coronavirus in March, so sure it is extremely probably that the UK is going through a big recession for the time being and this yr.”

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has warned of a second lockdown as public transport this morning was packed as the brand new work and train measures had been launched.

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