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  • almost 9000 people in the UK have now lost their lives to Corona virus.

  • In the past five weeks, the latest daily death toll has risen by a record 980 people.

  • That's higher than Spain and Italy's worst daily.

  • Death tolls on that number does not include people who have died from Corona virus in care homes or in the community.

  • It brings the total number of deaths in hospital to 8958.

  • At the end of another week of tragic news for thousands of families across the country, today has been the third day in a Rome, which the government has announced close to 1000 deaths in a single day.

  • Meanwhile, despite fresh claims from frontline staff about a lack of personal protection equipment, the health secretary today insisted there is now enough for medical workers as long as it's used correctly.

  • His our health Adisa que pin.

  • He warned about the lack of protective equipment for NHS staff soon after that, doctor Abdul Mehboob Chowdhury contracted Corona virus.

  • He died on Wednesday.

  • The warning came in a social media message to the prime minister, saying health workers had to protect themselves on their families.

  • His son spoke to the BBC today.

  • It was a courageous, brave man and that's something that he's forced into a sea he saw.

  • But just workers didn't have a North TV, and he made he made on Well, maybe at the time it didn't get the attention it deserved.

  • But now for sure, we're getting intensive results and we're not gonna stop.

  • We're getting this everywhere.

  • We are making sure that my father's voices and I'm my father spotting is one thing.

  • Problems getting hold of the right masks gowns advisers have been reported for several weeks.

  • The government said the were enough supplies and distribution would be improved, but still some feel anxious they can't obtain appropriate personal protective equipment, known as PPE.

  • We're getting a lot of messages from doctors on the front line that the current situation is in many parts of the country inadequate.

  • The people are feeling unprotected that they feel scared when they're at work.

  • They feel unable in some places to use the kit that they're able to bring in from home because other members of the team haven't got it on that they don't feel confident in what's being provided.

  • Staff at one trust say they've had conflicting messages with guidelines on whether to use an apron or gown changing twice in two hours.

  • A doctor told us I feel betrayed by those who are meant to be our leaders.

  • It's like we're being sent to war without armor to protect ourselves serving as cannon fodder.

  • In a statement, the Newcastle upon Tine Hospitals Trust Cedric or Mints from Public Health England had changed numerous times over recent weeks that current advice was fully in line with those and staff could be assured there were sufficient supplies of protective equipment.

  • Today, the government announced a new plan to boost PP supplies, including a pleat of businesses to produce more.

  • If you've got production facilities and you can meet are published technical specifications, we want to hear from you so that we can make this kit here in Britain that'll keep people safe.

  • There will be a lot of skepticism.

  • Weren't there still about another plan being published?

  • What guarantees can you give that people will be made to feel safe with the right equipment?

  • What I'd say is that it is a constant effort to get the PP to the front line, a huge logistical effort.

  • We acknowledge the challenges.

  • Of course we do.

  • We face them every day on.

  • We are doing everything in our power to get that pp to the front line on.

  • There was a sobering assessment of the latest data on the spread of the virus.

  • We are in a dangerous face still on.

  • I need to reinforce that again to you that this is not over.

  • Scotland's first minister, who told the new temporary Hospital for Corona virus patients in Glasgow, repeated the guidelines to the public on social distancing.

  • The message remains exactly the same as it has Bean.

  • People need to stay at home.

  • I know how difficult that is, and I know how difficult that will be, particularly over this Easter weekend.

  • Ordinarily, that is a time to see friends and family.

  • It's attained to get out in a boat or even take a short break.

  • None of that will be possible this year.

  • Today, some were enjoying the sunshine, keeping their distance and exercising in line with official advice.

  • But they're still a long bank holiday weekend ahead que pin BBC news and here is with me now.

  • Another terrible death told early death toll here in the UK, And it comes on a day when the global death toll has now surpassed 100,000 people.

  • Is that any sign that the situation here could be starting to ease?

  • Yes, Sophie, more shocking figures, and it seems like the death toll will rise above 1000 in the UK In terms of new cases each day, the experts look ahead at hospital data, particularly to see whether we're reaching something close to the peak of this epidemic.

  • And there's one chart shown today.

  • But the Downing Street briefing on critical care bed usage patients in critical care, intensive care in the UK and you can see that London number in red there is coming down a bit.

  • The Midland's has flattened.

  • Scotland and Wales are flat as well.

  • Now that is being seen as a little bit of a tentative sign that things at least a beginning to plateau.

  • But Jonathan Phantom, the deputy chief medical officer of Ringling we heard earlier saying that it was still a dangerous situation.

  • Of course, protective equipment is another issue that's cropped up today, Matt Hancock, acknowledging it was a similar problem.

  • As with ventilators and testing, it needed businesses to come in and help scale up the what was available to NHS staff.

  • He hasn't said that before.

  • I think it may need a bit of time for NHS frontline staff to be convinced that that that equipment really is being made available to them keeping thank you while temperatures are forecast to hit 26 degrees in some parts of the UK tomorrow and the government has repeated again the need for people to stay at home unless they go out for the following reasons.

  • You can leave home toe exercise once a day locally alone or with members of your household.

  • There is no set time limit on this.

  • You can shop, but only for basic necessities and as infrequently as possible.

  • And you can go out for any medical need or to provide care for a vulnerable person.

  • You can also travel to or from work, but only if you can't work from home.

  • Our correspondent Fiona Truck reports now from Scarborough, a picture postcard, and that's because the crowds are missing.

  • What would have Bean unusual is now the norm built to move down here.

  • Honest to God, you wouldn't it be absolutely heaving?

  • Chockablock beach pathways.

  • All the shops have been busy.

  • Everything asking a lot.

  • It's only for shark times, not further way.

  • Both work at the hospital.

  • So in terms of people staying away, this is what we need.

  • You know our town in every town, certainly on the seaside.

  • When people stay at home, keep away, keep themselves safe to keep pulls the NHS safe so we can save people's lives.

  • And it wasn't just Scarborough that was deserted.

  • Other coastal towns were empty to from Southend on sea in Essex to South World in Suffolk to skate nous in Lincolnshire, where on a normal Easter weekend it would be impossible to find a parking space today.

  • A different story I want him could only walk on the river walk in London.

  • Council officials have bean reminding people to keep their distance when they're out.

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  • In Birmingham, rangers have been patrolling the parks.

  • If you sit on the bench, you're working range but staying stationary from the same household, doing their bit to enforce the rules on social distancing gold.

  • But in Rotherham.

  • Police were accused of taking things a little too far.

  • South Yorkshire police have since apologized on described the incident as well intentioned.

  • But ill informed messages like thes in Scotland have been seen across the U.

  • K's tourist spots, and they appear to have made a difference.

  • Kazik today a ghost town, The message to stay at home being heard by All right Now you have to remember there's still a lot of virus circulating on.

  • If we keep ourselves away from other people, the only way you're going to get it is from an infected person.

  • So staying apart from other people is the key to breaking the transmission chain on.

  • It doesn't get more isolated than this.

  • It's hopes the Easter weekend will look exactly the same.

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