UK COVID-19 death toll rises to nearly 50,000

UK COVID-19 death toll rises to nearly 50,000
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  • calendar-gray 02 June 2020

The United Kingdom’s COVID-19 death toll neared 50,000 on Tuesday, a grim figure for Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he takes steps to ease the coronavirus lockdown, APA reports citing Reuters.

The toll now stands at 49,646, including death certificate data for England and Wales released on Tuesday up to May 22, previous figures for Scotland and Northern Ireland, and recent hospital deaths in England.

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