Daily Update 15/04/2020


As of today, the total death toll as a result of Coronavirus stands at 12,868, an increase of 761. 

Matt Hancock, the Secretary of State, gave the daily briefing today which largely focused on the care sector. This has come after many news outlets have drawn attention to deaths in care homes. The Secretary of State announced that all care home residents who have been admitted to hospitals will now be tested before returning to their care homes. 

The Labour Party continues to deal with the aftermath of the revelations from their leaked ECHR report. The report, which alleges that factionalism prevented the party from responding adequately to antisemitism, has led to condemnation of sections of the Party from Labour MPs, members, and union officials.