UK surpasses Italy’s worst day for COVID-19 deaths as 938 fatalities take toll past 7,000

The UK has surpassed coronavirus-ravaged Italy’s deadliest day after 938 Brits died from the disease – taking the grim total to over 7,000.

Positive cases in the UK have also hit 60,733 – up from 55,242 infections yesterday.

the Chancellor also said Boris Johnson is now sitting up in bed and his condition is “improving” as he battles coronavirus in intensive care.

The PM, 55, is not on a ventilator and is continuing to be looked after in St Thomas’ hospital in South London.


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