Office for National Statistics Reveal Percentage of Deaths Linked to Covid-19 in England & Wales

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THE Office for National Statistics has released figures that suggest 4.8 per cent of all 11,141 deaths in England and Wales were linked to Covid-19 in the week ending March 27. 

These figures come as positive cases have now reached 51,608 – up from 47,806.

The UK death toll stands at 5,373.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson was recently admitted into hospital as a ‘precautionary step’ after testing positive for coronavirus and spent a night in ICU.

Downing Street dismissed claims he is on a ventilator.

Michael Gove, who has known Mr Johnson since they met as students, told Good Morning Britain: “We are just hoping and praying that he pulls through. It was a shock yesterday to hear the news about his going into intensive care.”


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