Mumbai: The Department of Health said that the number of people infected with COVID-19 in the United Kingdom has increased from 11,658 to 14,543, while the Health Department said that the number of deaths has increased from 181 to 759.
“As of 9 am on 27 March 2020, a total of 113,777 people have been tested, of which 99,234 have been confirmed negative and 14,543 positives. As of 5 pm on 26 March 2020, 759 patients in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) have died,” the department said late Friday.
On March 11, according to Johns Hopes University, the outbreak of COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. To date, more than 590,000 people worldwide are infected with the coronavirus.