UK's COVID-19 Count reaches 3,04,695

Aug 3, 2020: The coronavirus case in the United Kingdom has increased by 744 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total caseload in the country to 3,04,695.

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Aug 3, 2020: The coronavirus case in the United Kingdom has increased by 744 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total caseload in the country to 3,04,695, Sputnik reported citing country's Health Department.

On Saturday, the daily increase was 771. The coronavirus death toll in the country stands at 46,201."As of 9 am [08:00 GMT] on August 2, 304,695 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK," the department said.On March 11, the World Health Organisation (WHO) designated the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic.

Boris Johnson’s government signed deals for quick-turnaround tests for Covid-19 as the UK prepares for a winter resurgence of the disease amid criticism its initial response to the crisis was too slow.

Millions of the tests, which can give results in 90 minutes and check for flu and other viruses, will be sent to hospitals and care homes, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Monday.

 

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