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Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits 759 with almost 15,000 cases

Added 03-27-20 03:36:02pm EST - “Health chiefs also confirmed almost 15,000 Britons have now caught the virus, with 2,921 new cases of the deadly virus recorded in just 24 hours - another record high.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “UK's coronavirus death toll jumps to 601”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Britain's coronavirus death toll today jumped dramatically to 759 in the biggest daily rise yet - as the Government promised to start testing frontline NHS staff for the life-threatening infection this weekend. 

Health chiefs declared 181 new deaths and 2,921 cases of the deadly virus across the home nations, taking the UK's total infected count to almost 15,000 as the crisis continues to spiral out of control.

Britain's darkest day in the coronavirus outbreak beats yesterday's record high figures of 113 new deaths and 2,129 cases of the virus, which has been spreading on British soil for a month. 

It comes after Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted they had tested positive for COVID-19, with England's Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty also displaying symptoms.

Chairing this evening's Downing Street press conference in their absence, Michael Gove claimed hundreds of NHS workers on the coronavirus frontline will be tested for the killer virus by 'the end of the weekend'.

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