UK coronavirus: Gove says lockdown could be extended; Starmer rejects union calls to close schools – as it happened

November 1, 2020

4.13pm GMT16:13 23,254 people test positive in the UK, with 162 further deaths On Sunday, 23,254 people were tested positive for Covid-19. A further 162 people have died within 28 days of a positive test. The daily dashboard also shows there are 1,442 more patients in hospital. For a closer look at the numbers and […]

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Coronavirus death rate halves in all but two parts of England and Wales

June 12, 2020

Coronavirus mortality rates fell by more than 50% almost every region of England and Wales between April and May. This was after a substantial rise across the country throughout March. The greatest decrease was in London, where the proportion of Covid-19 deaths fell by 83.3%. New data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show […]

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