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World coronavirus dispatch: No lockdown exit strategy in sight in the UK

From governors in the US weighing reopening of states, to Asia struggles with its lockdowns, and the challenges of post-Covid-19 care - read these and more in today's world dispatch

Health workers collect swab samples from people for COVID -19 tests,in New Delhi. Photo: PTI
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Health workers collect swab samples from people for COVID -19 tests,in New Delhi. Photo: PTI

Sarah FarooquiYuvraj Malik New Delhi
UK at 'dangerous' stage, no lockdown exit strategy in sight: The number of deaths related to Covid-19 in hospitals across the United Kingdom has gone past 20,000, according to the latest data, with the overall figure likely to be significantly higher once deaths in care homes and hospices are tallied. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab resisted pressure on Sunday to explain how the government planned to ease the coronavirus lockdown in place for a month, warning any hasty action could result in a second peak of infections. Read more here.

Let’s look at the global statistics:

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First Published: Apr 27 2020 | 6:29 AM IST

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