BREAKING: UK coronavirus deaths rise to 759, In Spain 769 people die in 24 hrs
death toll in Spain rises sharply as 769 people die in 24 hours
The number of coronavirus deaths in the UK has risen from 578 to 759, according to the Department of Health. This is the biggest rise in deaths that the country has seen so far.
14,579 have now tested positive for the disease, including UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Summary of Global Updates
- Britain’s PM Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, as has Health Secretary Matt Hancock
- The number of deaths in the UK has risen by 181 in a day, taking the total to 759
- The death toll in Spain rises sharply as 769 people die in 24 hours
- President Trump says there is “much respect” after calling President Xi of China
- There had been tension after Mr Trump’s use of the phrase “Chinese virus”
- The US now has more than 85,000 cases – overtaking China
- More people with Covid-19 have died in China, however
- Australia is to quarantine all returning citizens in hotels