UK coronavirus hospital deaths increased by 69 in Thursday’s low jump


The death toll in coronavirus hospitals increased by 69 – the smallest increase on a Thursday during the lockout – bringing the UK total to 32,653. England has reported 62 new deaths, including a 13-day-old baby. Wales had five, Scotland had two and Northern Ireland had no new deaths.

This is the smallest increase on a Thursday since 43 deaths were announced on March 19 in the week before the isolation began.

Daily increases for recent Thursdays were 95 on June 11, 133 on June 4, 213 on May 28, 240 on May 21 and 256 on May 14. The largest increase on a Thursday was 891 on April 9, when the United Kingdom was at the peak of its epidemic.

The official government death toll of 42,153 deaths in all settings, including nursing homes, will be updated later.

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NHS workers wearing PPE transport patient to St Thomas Hospital in London

The latest data based on death certificates mentioning Covid-19 show that the real death toll is now over 53,000, including suspected cases.

The NHS England has reported 62 new hospital deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths reported in hospitals in England to 28,175.

The last victims were between 13 days and 96 years old.

Three, aged 13 days to 83 years, had no known underlying health conditions.

The breakdown by region is as follows:

– North West: 13

– Southeast: 13

– Midlands: 12

– North East and Yorkshire: 12

– East: 10

– London: 2

– South West: 0

Twenty-five deaths previously reported by the NHS England have been suppressed as they were reported twice in error.

A total of 2,464 patients died in Scotland after testing positive for the coronavirus, up two from 2,462 on Wednesday, said Nicola Sturgeon.

Speaking in the Scottish Parliament, Sturgeon said 18,077 people had tested positive for the virus in Scotland, up 11 from 18,066 the day before.

There are 929 people hospitalized with Covid-19 confirmed or suspected, a decrease from 36.

Of these patients, 23 were in intensive care, a decrease of one.

Scotland makes locking easy

Sturgeon released the figures before announcing new measures to help lock in Scotland as part of phase two of the four-stage plan.

A graph showing deaths from coronavirus in hospitals and nursing homes in England and Wales

Clinical staff wear PPE to care for an intensive care patient at the Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge

Among the measures, adults living alone or with children under the age of 18 will be able to form a “group of extended households” from Friday.

People will be able to meet two other households at the same time outside, with no more than eight people gathered at a time.

People will also be able to go inside to go to the bathroom when they find themselves in someone else’s garden, the prime minister added.

Scots are encouraged to stay within a five-mile radius of their home for recreational purposes.

Face covers will be compulsory on public transport in Scotland from Monday.

The Prime Minister also announced a change to the messages used by the Scottish government, from “Stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives” to “Stay safe, protect others and save lives”.

The death toll in Wales has increased from five to 1,471.

Northern Ireland has not reported any new coronavirus deaths. Its count remained at 543.

In other developments:

– The government has abandoned the system behind the NHS coronavirus application and hopes to develop a new one with Google and Apple, the Mirror understands.

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– The NHS Test and Trace failed to reach more than a quarter of those tested positive in the first two weeks of the program.

– Downing Street said there was “no explicit link” between the revision of the two-meter social distance rule and an announcement about the date for the reopening of the hotel industry in England. July 4 has been designated as the earliest possible date for the reopening of English pubs and restaurants.

– A spokesman for the Prime Minister said that the government was considering a “series of measures” to help children catch up after missing months of schooling.

– Spot checks have been carried out to ensure that people comply with the quarantine measures for coronaviruses for arrivals, explains No10.

– Production at a chicken processing plant in Llangefni, north Wales, was halted for two weeks following an outbreak of Covid-19. The unions said they were aware of 13 cases among staff at the 2 Sisters factory in Llangefni, including 110 self-isolation as a precaution.


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