UK confirms another 917 dead and approaches 10,000 dead

A total of9,875 people have died of coronavirus in the UKafter the confirmation of 917 more deaths since the count on Friday, as reported this Saturday by the Ministry of Health in a statement.

The total number of positive cases since the start of the pandemic is 78,991, an increase of 5,234 more since the last balance.

British Health Minister Matt Hancock has confirmed thatAmong the deceased there are 19 health workersAnd it has warned that it is still too early to determine whether the United Kingdom has reached the peak of infections, although it has acknowledged that it is seeing positive signs of a certain reduction in the number of hospitalizations.

“The good news is that we have seen thatthe number of hospital admissions begins, I insist, has begun to flatten“he said in an interview with the BBC.

On the other hand, the British Prime Minister,Boris Johnson, continues “improving very well” of his condition due to the coronavirus, for which he was hospitalized almost a week ago. “The Prime Minister continues to improve very well,” said a spokeswoman for 10 Downing Street, quoted by the British media.

Johnson tested positive for coronavirus on March 29 and was hospitalized in London on April 5. The next day he went to an intensive care unit. He was released from intensive care last Thursday.


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