Daily Update 05/05/2020


The total Coronavirus death toll has now passed that of Italy’s, standing at 29,427, an increase of 693 as of today. 

In the daily briefing Dominic Raab, the Secretary of State, rejected attempts to draw comparisons between the UK and Italy. 

Doctors in Birmingham have launched an urgent report into BAME deaths as a result of Coronavirus. This report comes after several media reports have drawn attention to the disproportionate number of Black Asian and Minority people that have died as a result of Coronavirus.

The number of key workers and members of their family who have tested positive for Coronavirus has overtaken the number of sick people in hospitals.