COVID-19: British PM warns Britons, things to get worse

Clay Curtis
March 30, 2020

The death toll in the United Kingdom has reached 1,019, while the number of confirmed cases is 17,312.

"We know things will get worse before they get better,"Johnson writes".

"It has been truly inspirational to see our doctors, nurses and other carers rise magnificently to the needs of the hour", Johnson said.

The letter goes on to thank NHS workers and those who have volunteered to help those vulnerable to coronavirus, but urging once again that people should stay at home for all but the most essential tasks, such as food shopping, exercise, and getting medicine.

"Just this evening I can tell you we have 20,000 NHS staff coming back to the colours - doctors and nurses - it's a most wonderful thing", he said.

"At this moment of national emergency, I urge you, please, to stay at home, protect the NHS (National Health Service) and save lives", he added.

1,019 people have died from COVID-19 across England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, as of Friday at 5 p.m., up from 759 at the previous count.

According to worldwide media reports, the leaflet will be outlining the government's rules on leaving the house and advice on shielding vulnerable people.

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The Prime Minister is continuing to lead the government's response to coronavirus as he self isolates after testing positive for the virus.

"These measures will give those firms extra time and space to weather the storm and be ready when the crisis ends, while ensuring creditors get the best return possible in the circumstances", the minister said.

He also addressed an estimated one million vulnerable people who are being asked to stay at home for 12 weeks because they have underlying health conditions.

Specialists have said they expect the number of coronavirus cases and passings to keep on ascending for the following half a month, prior to the impacts of social separating measures and limitations on a regular day to day existence start to have an effect.

Prince Charles had on Wednesday disclosed that he was infected with coronavirus.

He also unveiled a range of measures to boost the supply of personal protective equipment, such as face masks to protect frontline NHS staff.

He is self-isolating and working from home.

On Thursday, NHS national medical director Prof Stephen Powis said the figure of former professionals who had volunteered to come back stood at more than 15,000.

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