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Ten more patients with coronavirus die bringing UK total to 243
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Ten more patients with coronavirus die bringing UK total to 243

    Ten more more people have died after after testing positive for coronavirus in Wales and Scotland taking the UK total to 243. There have been seven fatalities in Wales over the last 24 hours, taking the total number to 12 and a further three in Scotland, where the number of deaths overall now stands at 10. An update on confirmed coronavirus cases and casualties for England is expected later. The number of confirmed cases on Saturday stood at 5,018, a rise of 1,035 in 24 hours. The chief medical officer for Wales Dr Frank Atherton, said: It is with deep sadness I can confirm a further seven deaths of patients in Wales who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). This takes the number of deaths in Wales to 12. He added: My thoughts are with their families and fri...
PM renews stay at home call
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PM renews stay at home call

    Seven more UK deaths of coronavirus patients were announced today, as Brits are being urged not to visit their parents this Mother's Day amid the outbreak. Wales announced the new fatalities this morning, taking the country's toll to 12. Boris Johnson said last night that the NHS could be overwhelmed , similarly to how Italy's health service has, if people do not heed advice on social distancing. It comes after the number of confirmed cases of the virus in the UK since the outbreak began topped 5,000.