Coronavirus: total UK cases and deaths, real-time map, 01 April
Updates on the total number of registered Covid-19 cases, deaths and discharged patients, both in the United Kingdom and throughout the world.
Confirmed UK coronavirus cases
As of 01:30 BST (02:30 CEST) on Wednesday 01 April, there had been 25,150 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK, with 1,789 deaths in total. A total of 135 individuals have officially recovered from Covid-19 after contracting the disease.
Worldwide real-time coronavirus map
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Worldwide coronavirus cases
The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide at the above time stood at 857,719. In all, 42,129 people have died from Covid-19, while 177,141 have recovered from the disease.
UK coronavirus news
British Airways said it is temporarily suspending flights from Gatwick Airport in southern England, Britain's second busiest airport, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
BA's boss warned earlier in March that the airline was in a battle for survival and would have to cut jobs and park planes.
British Airways confirms it is closing its Gatwick airport operation indefinitelyhttps://t.co/mfSrDiXuoc— Simon Calder (@SimonCalder) March 31, 2020
"Due to the considerable restrictions and challenging market environment, like many other airlines, we will temporarily suspend our flying schedule at Gatwick," a BA spokesman said.
BA said it will contact affected customers. The airline continues to operate some flights from its main hub at Heathrow. Parent company IAG said flying capacity would be down 75% in April and May.
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