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Coronavirus UK: 27 fatalities in preliminary daily death toll

Added 09-23-20 12:36:08pm EST - “Government statistics released today show that 4,501 new Covid-19 infections are now being recorded each day, on average, up from 3,286 last Wednesday.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Britain announces more Covid-19 deaths”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Britain today recorded 6,178 cases of coronavirus as government data shows the outbreak has risen by around 37 per cent in the space of just one week.

Data shows that 4,501 new Covid-19 infections are now being recorded each day, on average, up from 3,286 last Wednesday. The UK yesterday became just the 14 country in the world to pass the milestone of 400,000 cases, after another 4,926 patients tested positive for the disease. 

Today's figure is, technically, the second-highest amount of cases ever recorded in a 24-hour spell in Britain. But it is impossible to accurately compare infections now to numbers recorded on the darkest days of the outbreak in March and April.

Fewer than 20,000 of the most severely-ill patients were being tested during the peak of the first wave, a figure which now stands at around 230,000. Top experts believe at least 100,000 new cases were truly occurring each day during the worst part of the first wave. 

Scotland today also recorded its highest ever daily rise in positive coronavirus cases — 486 people in the past 24 hours. But experts say its data also cannot be compared to the peak of the crisis because of the lack of testing.

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