An extra 684 folks have died of coronavirus within the UK, the newest figures reveal.
The Division of Well being and Social Care introduced the figures this afternoon (Friday, April 3), that have been right as of 5pm yesterday.
As of 9am at present, a complete of 173,784 folks have been examined of which 38,168 examined constructive.
The most recent figures for every London borough are but to be revealed, nonetheless yesterday’s revealed greater than 9,000 folks have examined constructive for Covid-19 within the metropolis.
The virus continues to increase its attain all through the world, with the World Well being Group confirming there have been now greater than one million circumstances worldwide.
The UK Authorities has been severely criticised in latest days for its failures to rapidly ramp up testing and supply ample protecting gear for NHS workers.
Well being Secretary Matt Hancock yesterday set a goal of 100,000 day by day assessments by the tip of the month in England, however a goal he introduced weeks in the past of 10,000 assessments a day has nonetheless not been met.
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