Coronavirus deaths in the UK increase by 953 as the death toll exceeds 9,000

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The number of coronavirus deaths in the UK has soared to over 9,000 after 953 new deaths have been reported in the highest day-to-day increase.

England has registered 866 new deaths in Covid-19, Scotland has reported 48, there were 29 in Wales and 10 in Northern Ireland.

In England, the last victims were between 27 and 100 years old and 56 of them had no known underlying medical condition.

As of Friday afternoon, 9,016 people died in hospital after being tested positive for the coronavirus – 8,114 in England, 495 in Scotland, 315 in Wales and 92 in Northern Ireland – but the real toll is probably much more high because hundreds of people are said to have died in private homes, care homes and hospices.

The increase in Good Friday occurred when the British were asked to follow lock-in and social distancing measures at Easter and not to hold or attend gatherings with family or friends.

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It’s an unprecedented holiday weekend because the British are forced to stay inside their homes, except to shop for groceries or exercise once a day.

The death toll rose to 8,063 on Thursday after the four British nations released their latest figures individually.

The Department of Health will release its official death toll later, although it is likely to be less than 9016, as the count will start at 5 p.m. Thursday and more deaths have occurred since his death toll ruling.

The NHS England has announced 866 new deaths from people who test positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths reported in hospitals in England to 8114.



A police officer talks to a man on the beach in Brighton, East Sussex

Of the 866 new deaths announced today, 117 occurred on April 9, while 720 occurred between April 1 and April 8.

The remaining 29 deaths occurred in March, including one on March 5.

Five NHS trusts in England have so far announced at least 200 coronavirus-related deaths, according to figures from NHS England.

Starting at 5 p.m. on April 9, the totals are as follows:

– University hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust: 365

– London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust: 252

– King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: 221

– Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust: 218

– Barts Health NHS Trust: 203

Death toll rises to 495 in Scotland

Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the death toll in Scotland increased from 48 to 495 on Friday.

There were 5,275 confirmed cases in Scotland, up 318 from 4,957 the previous day.

Of these, 207 are in intensive care and 1,832 people are hospitalized with Covid-19 confirmed or suspected.

Police chief Iain Livingstone said Scottish police officers had issued more than 500 fixed penalty notices to those who did not follow the lock rules.

Public health in Wales reports that another 29 people with Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of deaths recorded to 315.

There were 502 new cases of the virus, bringing the total number of positive tests confirmed to 4,591.

The number of people with coronavirus who died in hospitals in Northern Ireland has increased to 92, with 10 other deaths reported on Friday.

There have been 112 new cases of the virus, bringing the total number of positive tests confirmed in the region since the start of the epidemic to 1,589.

Boris Johnson of “very good mood”

Boris Johnson is “in a good mood” after being released from intensive care, said Downing Street.

The Prime Minister’s official spokesperson said he was “extremely grateful” for the care he had received from NHS staff at St Thomas Hospital.



A composite photo of people at Bournemouth Beach, Dorset, during last year’s Easter holiday weekend (top) and the empty beach Friday (bottom)

“I was told that he thanked the nurses and doctors he saw when he was transferred from the intensive care unit to the service,” said the spokesperson.

“I hope it was clear to the staff that they were grateful. “

The spokesman said he was not aware of any contact between Mr. Johnson and No. 10 and that it was too early to say how long he would have to stay in hospital.

“The Prime Minister is back in a room and continues his recovery which is in its infancy.


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“He continues to be in a very good mood,” said the spokesperson.

“Decisions like this will be made on the advice of his medical team. They gave him brilliant care. “

Death toll rises to 495 in Scotland

Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the death toll in Scotland increased from 48 to 495 on Friday.

There were 5,275 confirmed cases in Scotland, up 318 from 4,957 the previous day.

Of these, 207 are in intensive care and 1,832 people are hospitalized with Covid-19 confirmed or suspected.

Police chief Iain Livingstone said Scottish police officers had issued more than 500 fixed penalty notices to those who did not follow the lock rules.

Reopen schools before summer vacation, head teachers say

Schools are expected to reopen before the six-week summer vacation if scientific evidence indicates this is safe, school principals have suggested.

But any return to normalcy should be planned, rather than “flipping a switch” before the weekend and assuming “everything will be fine on a Monday morning,” warned the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT).



People can go out to exercise once a day during the lockout (photo: Putney Embankment in London)



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In an interview with School Week, NAHT secretary general Paul Whiteman suggested that schools should reopen as soon as it is safe to do so.

“We have not yet seen any indication that the demands of social isolation are such that things will change for schools in the short term,” he said.



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A sign saying ‘Stay Home’ is projected from Bournemouth Pier

“Having said that, once the scientific advice that schools can return safely, they should do so, even if it is for a very limited period before the summer holidays, as this will allow young people to get a new life. knowledge of the educational environment. “

Stores are free to sell whatever they want, says No10

Downing Street said stores authorized to remain open during the lockdown are free to sell all inventory items.

Asked about the idea of ​​police patrolling certain supermarket aisles to see what people are buying, Johnson’s spokesperson said, “We have put together a list of stores that could stay open and if the stores are listed. on this list, they are free to sell whatever they have in stock.

“Obviously, provided it is legal. “



A Cambridgeshire police vehicle at a Tesco in Bar Hill Friday morning

The comments came after Cambridgeshire police were criticized on Friday for a visit to a Tesco store, and North Nickham police chief Nick Adderley suffered a backlash for suggesting that officers could search the shopping carts if people continued to flout the rules of social distancing.

Interior Minister Priti Patel said checking supermarket trolleys was “not appropriate”.

The Cambridge police team tweeted, “Officers visited Tesco Barhill this morning as part of their patrols around supermarkets and green spaces this weekend.

“It is good to see that everyone respected social distancing measures and the nonessential aisles were empty. “



Long queues were seen outside the supermarket as Easter shoppers stocked up



A doctor wearing protective equipment outside St Thomas Hospital in London

The tweet included a photo of a police vehicle parked outside the Tesco store.

As the force faced criticism from Twitter users, Cambridgeshire police blamed a “super-exuberant officer” who “we spoke to” after sending the deleted tweet since.

The force insisted “we do not monitor what people buy in supermarkets”.

German army donates fans

In other developments, the German military donates 60 mobile fans to the NHS as officials scramble to get enough lifesaving equipment to meet the expected peak of the coronavirus epidemic.

The Premier of Wales, Mark Drakeford, has said that he will only release social distancing measures “when the evidence shows that he is safe.”

He said he would not be bound by Westminster as to the end of the foreclosure measures and warned that the restrictions could worsen if people flout the rules of social distancing.

In Northern Ireland, the police have launched a web page allowing people to report suspected violations of social distancing rules.

Downing Street defended Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick, who was criticized for visiting his elderly parents and traveling to his second home during the seclusion.

On Good Friday there were long queues outside many supermarkets as shoppers stocked up for Easter.

Many stores will be closed on Sunday in England and Wales.

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