UK virus death toll up by 739 to 27,510: health minister

By: AFP      Published: 09:42 PM, 1 May, 2020
UK virus death toll up by 739 to 27,510: health minister

Britain's health minister on Friday said 739 more people had died after testing positive for COVID-19, taking the total toll to 27,711.

Matt Hancock also announced that Britain had met its goal of 100,000 tests a day by the end of April, saying that 122,347 tests were achieved on Thursday, calling it an "incredible achievement".