Coronavirus UK: for the sixth consecutive day, the nation has registered more than 50,000 new covid cases


For the 6th consecutive day, the United Kingdom has confirmed more than 50,000 cases across the world.

In the last 24 hours, 54,990 individuals have tested positive for Covid-19.

The government said that within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19, another 454 people died, taking the number in the UK to 75,024.

Separate statistics published by the U.K. Death statistics organisations in which Covid-19 was listed on the death certificate, along with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, indicate that 91,000 deaths have now occurred in the UK with Covid-19.

Coronavirus Scotland: more than 2,400 new cases in 24 hours have been registered

By 9 a.m., the government said that There were a further 54,990 laboratory-confirmed coronavirus cases in the United Kingdom on Sunday.

This takes the maximum number of cases to 2,654,779 in the UK.

The numbers do not reflect findings from across the United Kingdom, as Scotland on Sunday did not disclose data on deaths.

Tomorrow, the Scottish government will meet to consider further lockout steps to stop Covid-19 from spreading.

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Boris Johnson also suggested that steps by Covid are likely to be tightened in England.

He said, “What we’re doing now is using the tiering system, which is a very tough system… and it’s likely to get tougher, unfortunately, to keep things in check.”

“But we’re going to review it.”

He added, “And we have the prospect of tens of millions of dollars of vaccines coming down the road.

“And that, I think, is something that should keep people going at a time that, as I predicted on your show in October, is going to be a very bumpy time.

“It is bumpy and it will be bumpy.”

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to introduce new national covid restrictions within the next 24 hours.

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Sir Keir told reporters, “The virus is clearly out of control.

“And it’s no good the prime minister hinting that further restrictions will come into force in a week or two or three.

“This delay has been the cause of so many problems.

“So I say introduce these restrictions now, national restrictions, within the next 24 hours.

“That has to be the first step in controlling the virus.”


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