The UK recorded a record daily increase of 684 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of corona virus deaths nationwide to 3,605.
The “deadliest day” in the UK for corona virus
The UK recorded a record daily increase of 684 cases on April 2, bringing the total number of corona virus deaths nationwide to 3,605.
The increase in deaths over the past 24 hours has reached 23%, according to Reuters. As of April 3, the UK has screened 173,784 people, including 38,168 positive cases for the corona virus.
With the number of infections and deaths from Covid-19 skyrocketing in the past, the British government has just opened the NHS Nightingale field hospital in London, renovated from the Capital’s Exhibition Center (ExCel London).
With the scale of 80 treatment areas and 4,000 intensive care beds, NHS Nightingale is considered the largest hospital in the world to treat Covid-19 patients, according to Sky News.
Also on 3/4, Buckingham Palace announced Queen Elizabeth II will give a speech to the entire British people and the Commonwealth about the corona virus outbreak on 5/4.
Rarely does the Queen of England give a speech to the people on national affairs, except for the traditional Christmas message.
Spain has the second consecutive day more than 900 deaths
More than 900 deaths from corona virus infection have been recorded in Spain in the past 24 hours, although the number of new infections tends to increase slowly.
Spain has the second highest number of coronary virus deaths in Europe with a total of 10,935 cases as of April 3. In the past day, the country recorded an additional 932 patients who died of Covid-19.
The total number of infections detected in Spain has reached 117,710 cases, according to AFP.
The Spanish Ministry of Health on April 3 said the number of new infections and deaths in the country tended to increase slowly. The increase in new infections in the past day was 6.8%, lower than the rate of 7.9% on April 2 and 20% in the middle of last week.
The number of deaths increased by 9.3% according to statistics published on April 3, lower than the previous day by 10.5%. Meanwhile, the increase in deaths after 24 hours, which was reported on March 25, reached 27%.
The total number of patients who died of Covid-19 in Spain exceeded 10,000 in April 2 with 950 reported cases overnight. This is the highest number of deaths per day since the outbreak in the country.
Spain began a nationwide blockade on March 14. Only workers in essential occupations are allowed to leave the home.
Statistical data shows that nearly 900,000 people lost their jobs, while more than 620,000 people were temporarily laid off. About 80,000 workers contracted Covid-19, leaving 170,000 sick and isolated leave cases after contact with the infected, according to Reuters.
Minister Salvador Illa said Spain saw the “light at the end of the tunnel”. Studies show that the disease development curve has begun to stabilize.
“We have reached the top of the disease curve and have begun to enter a phase of increased infection,” he said.