He said that the epidemic was “either flat or declining in the UK and in most areas it is declining”. The total number of cases in Wales is 72,984 and the total number of deaths 1,254. As of 5pm on 21 May, of those tested positive for coronavirus, across all settings, 36,393 have died. • A total of 2,245 patients have died in Scotland after testing positive for coronavirus, up by 24 from 2,221 on Thursday, Nicola Sturgeon said. • Acting earlier to tackle the coronavirus pandemic would have “made quite a big difference” to the death rate, according to one of the government’s scientific advisers.
Source: The Guardian May 22, 2020 06:30 UTC