Easter Sunday could possibly see the peak of coronavirus outbreak in the UK claims Matt Hancock.
The Health Secretary said in an interview there could be around a thousand deaths every 24 hours until April 12.
The killer bug has already claimed 3,605 lives.
Hancock told to Sky News on Friday he “defers to the scientists on the predictions that they make. I’m not going to steer you away from that, I think that is one perfectly possible outcome”.
He conceded that there are a lot of things still unknown about the whole pandemic, and “this is one of them”.
But he said the NHS will be prepared for every outcome.