/Govt Covid-19 news update 18 May – level 4 to 3
Dominic Raab Foreign Secretary

Govt Covid-19 news update 18 May – level 4 to 3

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Govt Covid-19 news update 18 May – from Downing Street Live – Moving from Level 3 – 4

Govt Covid-19 news update 18 May

Latest figures: 160 new deaths in all UK settings making total 34,796

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab holds Monday’s Covid-19 update. He’s joined by Jonathan Van-Tam, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England.

The latest figures on deaths and admissions will be given as well as any other details the Government wants to pass on.

Dominic Raab: Not sustainable to keep the coronavirus lockdown in place permanently. UK in process of moving from level 4 to level 3 in government Covid-19 alert system.

Jonathan Van-Tam, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, England: Gradual upward trend in walking and driving but public transport flat and in line with government guidelines. Testing=testing 100thousand per day. Confirmed cases 2,684 new cases, total 246,406 total confirmed but there is a decline. Also a decline in critical care beds. Decline is number of people in hospital. Daily deaths: 160 with total of 34,796. There is a consistent and solid decline. Until we get a vaccine can we say we are out of this may have to live with virus long term.

This is followed by questions from the public and the media


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