Covid-19: UK death toll overtakes Italy’s to become worst in Europe

  title={Covid-19: UK death toll overtakes Italy’s to become worst in Europe},
  author={Elisabeth Mahase},
The UK’s death toll from covid-19 has exceeded 32 000, making it the worst affected country in Europe, latest figures show.1 Provisional data from England and Wales reported 29 710 deaths related to the virus up to 2 May. Added to the deaths in Scotland2 (2272 as of 26 April) and Northern Ireland3 (393 as of 24 April), this brings the UK’s death toll to 32 313. The UK has overtaken Italy (29 029) in terms of the total confirmed death toll but also in deaths per million population, as the UK… 
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