Coronavirus: total UK cases and deaths, real-time map
Updates on the total number of registered Covid-19 cases, deaths and discharged patients, both in the United Kingdom and throughout the world.
This article is now out of date. You can follow the UK's coronavirus numbers for Friday 3 April here.
Confirmed UK coronavirus cases
As of 00:00 BST (01:00 CEST) on Friday 3 April, there had been 33,718 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK, with 2,921 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 1,014,296. In total, 52,982 people have died from Covid-19, while 212,018 have recovered from the disease.
UK coronavirus news
More than a half of Britons think Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was too slow to order a lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus, an opinion poll published on Thursday showed.
The Ipsos MORI poll, carried out online March 27-30 showed 56% of people believed the government's enforcement of social distancing measures were taken too late, compared with 4% who felt that they were taken too soon. Ipsos MORI said it interviewed 1,072 British adults aged 18-75.
Here's an update to bring you up to speed on some of the things that we are doing to protect our NHS.— Boris Johnson #StayHomeSaveLives (@BorisJohnson) April 1, 2020
We will beat coronavirus together by staying at home, protecting our NHS and saving lives. #StayHomeSaveLives pic.twitter.com/FOYfvzlQPC
In Thursday's briefing, health secretary Matt Hancock said that by the end of April they will be conducting 100,000 coronavirus tests per day. He also stated that the UK has a five-pillar strategy on testing and also that they had started building a 'large diagnostics industry', something that was needed as, unlike say Germany, one didn't already exist.
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