COVID-19, Nearly 8000 People Have Died In UK - Focus News


Friday, 10 April 2020

COVID-19, Nearly 8000 People Have Died In UK

Nearly 8000 infected people have died in UK.
According to information obtained from Evening Post, the confirmed number of coronavirus cases in Leeds has risen to 437, according to figures released by Public Health England.

It means the number of cases has increased by 48 since the previous day.

The figure across Yorkshire has risen to 3,824.

That is an increase of 334 on the previous day.

In the UK confirmed cases have risen by 4,344 in the past 24 hours.

The total of confirmed cases in the UK is 65,077 cases during the time of this collation. 

There have been 7,978 deaths in the UK.

The list of Yorkshire cases in full:

Barnsley 248

Bradford 278

Calderdale 119Doncaster 170

East Riding 150

Hull (Kingston upon Hull) 74

Kirklees 255Leeds 437

North East Lincolnshire 58

North Lincolnshire 71

North Yorkshire 352

Rotherham 262

Sheffield 1,020

Wakefield 229

York 101

Meanwhile,  The Guardian made it known that the real estimate of the casualty is greater than the official record as many care home workers are dying in UK. 

Hundreds of people are dying in care homes from confirmed or suspected coronavirus without yet being officially counted, said the Guardian.

More than 120 residents of the UK’s largest charitable provider of care homes are thought to have died from the virus in the last three weeks, while another network of care homes is reported to have recorded 88 deaths.

'We haven't had time to grieve': care homes struggle as Covid-19 deaths rise.
The industry body, estimated that the death toll is likely to be close to 1,000, despite the only available official figure for care home fatalities being dramatically lower. The Office for National Statistics said this week that 20 people died in care homes across the whole of England and Wales in the week to 27 March.

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