186 countries are under the threat of Coronavirus and in the UK 233 people have now lost their lives because of Covid-19. There is a total of 5018 cases in the United Kingdom till now and out of them 93 recovered and 233 died.
As per the latest figures available, 67800 people have been tested for the respiratory infection but all are negative. Luckily the UK has a lower rate of Corona infected people when compared with Itlay and China. All the schools, bars, restaurants, cafes, gyms and other public places have been closed to fight with Covid-19.
Coronavirus which causes respiratory diseases Covid-19 was initially confirmed at the end of January in the United Kingdom. Since then the deadly virus is spreading from person to person and has become a headache for the UK government. Not only the UK but also Coronavirus is a matter of tension for other countries.
Coronavirus Cases in UK Today
Here are the latest stats of Coronavirus cases in UK:
Currently infected patients in the UK: 4,692
Closed cases: 326
Recovered patients: 93
Patients in mild condition: 4672
Critical patients: 20
What to do if you have symptoms of Coronavirus?
If you have high temperature and continuous cold and cough then you should stay at home for at least 7 days. In case other people are living with you then they should stay at home for 14 days from the very first day you got symptoms of Corona. Here are the precautions you should follow to avoid Coronavirus:
- Wash your hang again and again properly. You should clean your hands for 20 seconds.
- Use a sanitizer containing alcohol in it.
- Cover your face with a napkin or mask.
- Avoid visiting public places.
- Eat homemade food
Recent government action in the UK to avoid Coronavirus
On 3rd March the UK government has passed the Coronavirus Action Plan.
In order to protect public health, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, announced Legal powers on March 10.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said:
I will do everything in my power to keep people in this country safe. We are taking every possible step to control the outbreak of coronavirus.
NHS staff and others will now be supported with additional legal powers to keep people safe across the country. The transmission of coronavirus would constitute a serious threat – so I am taking action to protect the public and isolate those at risk of spreading the virus.
Clinical advice has not changed about the risk to the public, which remains moderate. We are taking a belt and braces approach to all necessary precautions to ensure public safety.
Our infection control procedures are world leading – what I am announcing today further strengthens our response.