UK records over 500 daily coronavirus deaths for first time
A member of the ambulance services is wiped down by a colleague after assisting in moving a patient from an ambulance at St Thomas' Hospital in London. AFP
Britain reported 563 daily coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, the first time the national toll has exceeded 500, bringing the total fatalities to 2,352, according to official figures.
"As of 5pm (1600 GMT) on 31 March, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 2,352 have sadly died," the health ministry said on its official Twitter page.