On 11 April in the UK, the number of deaths from coronavirus infection exceeded 10 thousand people. As reported by The Independent, this was announced by the Minister of health of the United Kingdom Matt Hancock.
According to recent reports, Britain died 10 612 patients with COVID-19. According to this indicator the country ranks fifth in the world after the USA, Italy, Spain and France.
Hancock stated that it was “a dark day”, while stressing that the measures of social distancing work and the public health system of the United Kingdom not overloaded and to cope with the influx of patients.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University on April 12, coronavirus infection in the world were infected 1.79 million people. The number of victims COVID-19 reached 110 thousand have recovered 404 372 people.
In Britain, the coronavirus has infected more than 84 thousand people. Thus, the number of infected country ahead of China, which has become the focus of the spread coronavirus infection.