PHOTOS UK COVID-19 deaths top 26,000 as care home, community figures included

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UK COVID-19 deaths top 26,000 as care home, community figures included

Xinhua

08:59, April 30, 2020

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock leaves 10 Downing Street after the COVID-19 committee meeting in London, Britain, on April 29, 2020. A total of 26,097 patients have died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in Britain as of Tuesday afternoon, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Wednesday. It is the first time the government figures have included deaths in care homes and the community, in addition to those in hospitals. (Photos: Xinhua)

Chris Whitty, England's chief medical officer, arrives at 10 Downing Street for the COVID-19 committee meeting in London, Britain, on April 29, 2020. A total of 26,097 patients have died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in Britain as of Tuesday afternoon, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Wednesday. It is the first time the government figures have included deaths in care homes and the community, in addition to those in hospitals.

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab arrives at 10 Downing Street for the COVID-19 committee meeting in London, Britain, on April 29, 2020. A total of 26,097 patients have died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in Britain as of Tuesday afternoon, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Wednesday. It is the first time the government figures have included deaths in care homes and the community, in addition to those in hospitals.

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock arrives at 10 Downing Street for the COVID-19 committee meeting in London, Britain, on April 29, 2020. A total of 26,097 patients have died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in Britain as of Tuesday afternoon, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Wednesday. It is the first time the government figures have included deaths in care homes and the community, in addition to those in hospitals.

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab (L) leaves 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, on April 29, 2020. A total of 26,097 patients have died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in Britain as of Tuesday afternoon, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Wednesday. It is the first time the government figures have included deaths in care homes and the community, in addition to those in hospitals.

Photo taken on April 29, 2020 shows pictures thanking the National Health Service (NHS) on the windows of 10 Downing street in London, Britain. A total of 26,097 patients have died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in Britain as of Tuesday afternoon, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Wednesday. It is the first time the government figures have included deaths in care homes and the community, in addition to those in hospitals. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua)

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab arrives at 10 Downing Street for the COVID-19 committee meeting in London, Britain, on April 29, 2020. A total of 26,097 patients have died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in Britain as of Tuesday afternoon, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Wednesday. It is the first time the government figures have included deaths in care homes and the community, in addition to those in hospitals.

Photo taken on April 29, 2020 shows pictures thanking the National Health Service (NHS) on the windows of 10 Downing street in London, Britain. A total of 26,097 patients have died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in Britain as of Tuesday afternoon, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Wednesday. It is the first time the government figures have included deaths in care homes and the community, in addition to those in hospitals.

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock arrives at 10 Downing Street for the COVID-19 committee meeting in London, Britain, on April 29, 2020. A total of 26,097 patients have died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in Britain as of Tuesday afternoon, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Wednesday. It is the first time the government figures have included deaths in care homes and the community, in addition to those in hospitals.

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