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Fourth person dies from coronavirus in UK, Health Secretary confirms


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A fourth person in the UK has died from coronavirus, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Monday in a statement to parliament.

“Here in the UK, as of this morning, there were 319 confirmed cases, very sadly this now includes four confirmed deaths,” Hancock said.

A separate statement from England’s chief medical officer Chris Whitty said the latest death was a patient in their seventies who had underlying health conditions and was believed to have contracted the virus in Britain. The patient died at a hospital in central England.



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