The number of coronavirus deaths in the UK stands at 38,489 after 113 additional deaths – the lowest rate since the lockdown started – The Sun


Deaths from CORONAVIRUS in the UK have risen to 38,489 after the deaths of 113 people – the lowest rate since the foreclosure began.

The number of positive Covid-19 infections has also jumped from 1,936 to 274,762 today, as Britain prepares to have the lock released tomorrow.

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The Department of Health has confirmed that the total number of deaths in the UK is now 38,489, an increase of 113.

This is the lowest daily death rate since the lockout began on March 23, but the numbers are generally lower at weekends due to late reporting.

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And it was lower than yesterday when 215 deaths were recorded in 24 hours – the lowest daily death rate on a Saturday in May.

Matt Hancock confirmed that coronavirus testing capacity reached 200,000 on Saturday, including 40,000 antibody tests per day.

This means that the government reached its target in late May.

Another 85 deaths were recorded in hospitals in England in 24 hours – bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 26,641.

In Wales, another 11 people died, bringing their total to 1,342.

Scotland suffered nine other deaths – with a total of 2,362 people.

In Northern Ireland, one more person died, bringing the total to 523.

The gloomy numbers come after the National Statistics Office (ONS) revealed this week that 47,000 people have already been killed by the deadly virus in Britain.

And according to the data, the UK has recorded 59,537 more deaths than usual since the week ending March 20, just before the foreclosure began.

The figures equate to 891 people per million – a higher rate of excessive deaths than any other country in the world with the same quality of data.


It happens as England prepares to ease the lockdown tomorrow – with people able to meet safely in groups of six in a household garden or outside.

Reception, Grades 1 and 6 students will also return to the classrooms, but principals have warned that they will be very different with strict social distancing measures.

Boris Johnson has announced that he will relax the restrictions after the five crucial tests to lift the lock have been completed.

Millions of vulnerable Britons will be told that it is safe to venture outside again after ten weeks of confinement in their homes.

But scientists warned that it was premature to relax the lock-in restrictions, with the R rate still hovering around 0.7-0.9. If it exceeds 1, a lock can be re-imposed. .


Dominic Raab also warned that the lockdown would be tightened again if there was an “increase” in coronavirus infection rates.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs said the government would “very carefully target” measures to stop the increase in cases.

His warning came as the British flocked to the beach today to enjoy the sun – despite the warnings.

And England’s deputy medical director Jonathan Van Tam yesterday urged people not to “tear off their pants” from incoming locking freedoms.

The government’s adviser told media point 10: “It’s like having a spring in a box and you have the lid. way.

“If you remove the cover right away, the spring is still under tension and it will disappear again.


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