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LIVE: UK could see 200 coronavirus deaths a day by October unless action is taken

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LIVE: Experts warn UK could see 200 coronavirus deaths a day by October unless action is taken

By Claire Earley

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    The UK could be facing about 50,000 new Covid-19 cases a day by mid-October, leading to 200 deaths a day a month later
  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to address the nation on Tuesday amid mounting concern about the surge in the number of coronavirus cases
  • Latest figures show new infections are doubling every week
  • Matt Hancock has not ruled out England’s pubs being closed this weekend as ministers prepare extra measures to curb the spread of coronavirus