The United Kingdom (UK) has recorded ten more deaths after testing positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths in the UK to 21
According to UK’s chief medical officer, Prof Chris Whitty, he said “all of the latest to die were patients in “at-risk” groups.”
All patients NHS England gave details of had underlying health conditions and were over the age of 60. The reported deaths were from around England including London, Birmingham and Leicester.
“I understand this increase in the number of deaths linked to Covid-19 will be a cause for concern for many. The public should know every measure we are taking is seeking to save lives and protect the most vulnerable.” Prof Whitty said.
Buckinghamshire, Sandwell & West Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Leicester, Barts, North Middlesex and Chester in England are were the 10 patients were being cared for.