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Death Toll In The UK Has Increased To 2352 People

Latest figures show that the number of people infected has increased to 20,000 people in the space of one week.

On Wednesday the Health and Social Care Department informed the public that the official death toll has increased to 2352. It was an increase of 563 from the day before, according to government figures.

Two teenagers have sadly passed away on Tuesday in the UK due to the COVID-19 virus, including the death of a 13-year-old.

Latest figures show that the number of people infected has increased to 20,000 people in the space of one week.

As the UK experiences its biggest day-on-day rise in deaths, the government is coming under pressure over COVID-19 testing.

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Across the UK, around 8000 test per day is being carried out even though it was previously claimed by the ministers that a target of 10,000 tests per day had been hit.

At this stage, the focus is on testing patients already in the hospital to see if they have the COVID-19 virus. UK’s health secretary, Mr Matt Hancock, told NHS hospital labs to use all the spare capacity to test their frontline workers.

The Prime Minister’s official spokesman said on Wednesday, that “more than 2,000 NHS staff had now been tested”, he also added that “We’re very clear that we want more testing to be carried out, and that we are working with NHS England, Public Health England and others to ensure that happens.”

Article submitted by Chante, Structured, Edited And Corrected By Charles Watson

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