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UK has second worst coronavirus death toll in globe


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

07th May, 2020. 08:58 pm
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The United Kingdom is now the second country to record more than 30,000 deaths due to coronavirus pandemic.

According to the details, the UK’s official death toll rises to 30,076, while after this only Untied States has maximum death which is 74,810.

The community’s secretary Robert Jenrick said in the government daily’s conference that more 649 people died in the UK as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

UK crosses Italy to have highest fatality toll in Europe

Earlier on Tuesday, The coronavirus pandemic is spreading rapidly around the world and now the UK has become the dangerous country in Europe owing to highest number of COVID-19 fatalities.

According to the data released on Tuesday, the death toll in Britain has exceeded to 32 thousand and the data suggests that UK has a higher death toll than France, Spain and Italy.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who waited longer than other European leaders to announce a lockdown in March to stem the spread of the lethal virus.

According to weekly figures released by the UK’s Office for National Statistics, the death toll in England and Wales rose by 7,000, bringing the total to 32,313.

Statistics are one of the different ways to calculate mortality and are difficult to compare with other countries, but there are clear indications that the UK is the most affected country in Europe.

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