UK will have done well if fewer than 20,000 die, NHS medical director says

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The United Kingdom will have done well if it comes through the coronavirus crisis with fewer than 20,000 deaths, Stephen Powis, the national medical director of the National Health Service, said on Saturday.

When asked if he hoped that the United Kingdom was not on the same trajectory as countries such as Italy, Powis said: “If we can keep deaths below 20,000 we will have done very well in this epidemic.”

“If it is less than 20,000… that would be a good result though every death is a tragedy, but we should not be complacent about that,”...


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UK will have done well if fewer than 20,000 die, NHS medical director says


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