Coronavirus deaths in Britain hit 71 with 45-year-old youngest killed – and 55k ‘likely infected’ #COVID19 #coronavirus #UK #pandemic #quarantine
CORONAVIRUS deaths in Britain today hit 71 with a 45-year-old the youngest killed – amid fears 55,000 may have the deadly bug.
Health authorities confirmed a shocking 14 more deaths in England over the past 24 hours, with Scotland and Wales also recording two more tragic fatalities.
Shockingly, the youngest patient was revealed to be 45-years-old, while other new coronavirus victims including a 93-year-old with underlying health conditions.
The current death toll now stands at 71 – with half of England’s fatalities reported today in London alone.
Coronavirus cases exploded by 407 to 1,950 today – a chilling 26 per cent jump in what is the biggest daily increase yet.
It comes as the Government’s chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance issued a stark warning that 55,000 may be infected.
Last night, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a string of drastic measures to tackle the virus – telling Brits to work from home and to avoid all non-essential contact.
Courtesy of thesun.co.uk