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Coronavirus UK LIVE: Demise toll rises by 282 to 36,675 as Dominic Cummings faces calls to resign

Coronavirus UK LIVE: Death toll rises by 282 to 36,675 as Dominic Cummings faces calls to resign


CORONAVIRUS deaths within the UK have elevated to at the very least 36,675 after 282 extra fatalities had been recorded within the final 24 hours.

This comes after Boris Johnson’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings claimed he didn’t break authorities lockdown guidelines by travelling to see his household in Durham.

Mr Cummings travelled greater than 260 miles from his London house to stick with his dad and mom within the north east of England so his sister may take care of his youngsters whereas he had coronavirus signs.

No10 backed his actions earlier right now.

He advised reporters exterior his house in London: “I behaved moderately and legally.”

When requested by reporters if his journey to Durham throughout lockdown “seemed good”, he added: “Who cares about beauty. It’s a query of doing the suitable factor. It’s not about what you guys suppose.”

Boris Johnson has confronted heated calls to sack him

In the meantime, Brits breaching the lockdown over the Could financial institution vacation weekend have been warned they might drag Britain again to “sq. one”.

Well being Secretary Matt Hancock stated those that proceed to disregard restrictions this weekend threat forcing a return to restrictions as he pleaded with Brits to be smart, regardless of the climate forecast.

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