Number of coronavirus cases in Britain rose to 798

US, WASHINGTON (NEWS OBSERVATORY) — The number of cases of coronavirus infection in the UK per day increased by 208, amounting to 798, according to the country’s Ministry of Health.

This is a record jump in the number of cases from the moment when the first case was registered on January 31, the daily number of cases increases sharply every day.

“According to data at 9:00 a.m. March 13, 32,771 people were checked in the UK, of which 31,973 were not infected, and 798 were confirmed the diagnosis,” the Ministry of Health said.

The number of dead remains the same – in total, 10 people have died since the outbreak began in the UK.

On March 11, the World Health Organization announced the outbreak of the new coronavirus COVID-19 as a pandemic. About 120 thousand people in more than 100 countries have already been infected in the world, most have recovered, but more than 4 thousand have died.


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