UK coronavirus deaths increased by 569

US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The number of deaths in the UK of patients infected with the new coronavirus per day increased by 569 to 2,921, which became a national record. This is stated in a statement released on Thursday by the country’s Ministry of Health and Social Affairs.

“As of 09:00 on April 2, 163 194 people in the United Kingdom were tested [for the presence of coronavirus], in 33,718 cases the test results were positive. As of 17:00 April 1, 2,921 people from those who were hospitalized in the UK, unfortunately, died, “the report says.

Thus, the number of infected people increased by 4.2 thousand people per day, which also became the highest indicator since the outbreak.

On March 23, quarantine was introduced in the United Kingdom to combat the spread of the new coronavirus.

People are not allowed to leave their homes unless absolutely necessary. Government experts expect the incidence peak to be achieved in two to three weeks, but the restrictions may last for six months.

Coronavirus infection was discovered in Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the head of the Ministry of Health, Matt Hancock, Crown Prince of Wales, Charles, who has already recovered.

The British Minister for Scotland Alistair Jack, the chief sanitary officer of England Chris Whitty, the chief adviser to the Prime Minister Dominic Cummings are on isolation. According to the latest information, the prime minister has mild symptoms of infection.

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