The number of CORONAVIRUS deaths in the UK has risen to 43,514 after the deaths of another 100 people – the lowest Saturday since the lockout.
Positive cases have also dropped below 1,000 today – with another 890 infected, bringing the total to 310,250.
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Today’s figure is the lowest on a Saturday since before the lockout when 56 people were killed on March 21.
As of Saturday, the daily coronavirus death rate in the UK was 130.
The numbers are lower this weekend due to a delay in reporting and will increase again from the start of next week.
In England today there have been an additional 78 deaths, bringing the total number in the country to 28,635.
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NHS England has revealed that the latest victims were between 56 and 97 years old – two of them with no underlying health problems.
No new deaths have been announced in Scotland today for the second consecutive day, with the number of deaths remaining at 2,482.
In Wales, another five deaths were recorded, bringing the total to 1,502.
One more person died in Northern Ireland – with a total death toll of 549.
Another 186 people died from the disease yesterday and another 1006 people tested positive for the virus.
It comes after the British got tired of the lockdowns that flocked to beaches and parks during a 33 ° C heat wave this week.
But experts have warned that infection rates have stopped dropping for the first time in months due to the resumption of meetings.
And there are fears that it could cause an additional 30,000 deaths due to the bug.
Meanwhile, the whole of Europe is ready to open up to the British during the summer holidays as part of a “traffic light” classification system for coronavirus risk from other countries.
“Green” and “amber” nations will no longer require returning travelers to face a 14-day quarantine.
The Sun has learned that the two colors cover all the nations of Europe – allowing sun seekers to fly to favorite hot spots in Spain, Greece and France.
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Only those who fly to “red” countries – Covid hotspots such as the United States, Brazil, and India – will self-isolate upon their return.
The move unofficially marks the end of the idea of ”air bridges” between our closest nations that already allow the British to enter without quarantine.
The measures could take effect on July 6 – two days after the lifting of the other lockout limits, the “super Saturday” July 4.