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  • one has issued a fresh warning tonight that Corona virus will overwhelm the NHS unless everyone starts to practice.

  • Social distancing on that the UK was no more than three weeks behind Italy.

  • When it comes to the spread of the disease, he's urged everyone in the UK to follow official guidance to stay at home to save lives.

  • It comes as the NHS struck unprecedented deal with private hospitals across England to utilize nearly their entire hospital capacity to help in the fight against the Corona virus pandemic.

  • The NHS says the deal will provide 8000 additional hospital beds across England, nearly 1200 more ventilators and 700 doctors.

  • News of the deal came hours before health officials announced that a further 56 people have died in the UK after testing positive, bringing the total here to 233 with the latest his Dominic Hughes tonight a stark warning from the prime minister.

  • The NHS is a really risk of being overwhelmed by the Corona virus.

  • Boris Johnson ones were just two or three weeks behind Italy, and the virus is accelerating part.

  • Some good news to in what looks like a really significant deal with private hospitals.

  • 8000 beds, 1200 ventilators and thousands of staff will be made available at cost to the NHS.

  • This is fantastic news.

  • It will really help me and my colleagues on the front line to feel supported and tell the capacity and after to have met the sickest patients to give him the car we need.

  • My only concern about this is PP visors, masks, gowns.

  • We know that we've had some shortages in the NHS recently.

  • Andi, I would like to see some assurances that the new staff were coming on board are going to be protected on that This canopy pp enough for all of us to use.

  • Medical staff are still extremely concerned over access to adequate protective clothing.

  • The government says enough of the right kit is available.

  • Meanwhile, on the first day of what is meant to be something close to lock down and strict social distancing in the center of Newcastle, some people were still out and about from the experts, though a really sense that a moment of crisis is fast approaching.

  • If you follow the advice, you are saving somebody's life.

  • This is the time in your lifetime, where by your action or save somebody's life, it's a simple and a stock Is that a picture of those who are being admitted to critical care units after falling ill to the virus has begun to emerge.

  • Data was collected on 196 patients in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

  • More than half of them were being looked after by hospitals.

  • In London.

  • There's a significant difference between women and men.

  • More than 2/3 were male on 132 patients needed a ventilation machine to help them breathe.

  • 16 patients sadly died.

  • 17 were able to be discharged to regular hospital wards.

  • The rest remained in intensive care.

  • There is now really concerned about the number of cases that are presenting in London, but also a small but significant cluster in Birmingham in the West Midlands.

  • But the truth is this virus is spreading throughout the country here in soften.

  • The deaths of two patients were announced yesterday.

  • Later this week, 1.5 1,000,000 vulnerable people, including some cancer patients and those with lung conditions, will receive a letter it will strongly advised to stay indoors for the next 12 weeks from Monday to shield themselves from the virus, all part of the effort to ensure the NHS is not overwhelmed in the months ahead.

  • Dominic Hughes, BBC News.

  • So the government then tonight, stressing just how crucial it is to follow official advice to help reduce the spread of the disease.

  • Philip Norton is in York for us.

  • And how have people been responding there?

  • Then we escaped.

  • Just have a look here.

  • This is York City Centre.

  • On this time of night on a Saturday night, it would normally be thriving with people out enjoying nights out.

  • That be the sound of music from pubs in this area.

  • But it's almost silent, and this is a scene being defeat repeated now right across the country, in towns and cities, with bars and restaurants close.

  • In fact, the only people really we've seen around here in the city Centre a take away delivery drivers who are helping businesses as they adapt to this shutdown.

  • But there are serious concerns about the number of people who ignored the advice to stay at home.

  • On went for a day out.

  • Today we've had reports of seaside resorts around the country, reporting almost bank holiday light conditions, including Brighton, Brid, Lynton and Scag Ness.

  • On tonight, there's bean warnings as well from the mountain rescue teams in Wales, where there have been reports that Snowden was full of people out climbing.

  • Now the National Trust tonight has said that it's going to be closing its parks on gardens from midnight but clearly growing concerned, growing Kohl's now for more tourist destinations to close to help prevent the spread of Corona virus.

  • Indeed, thank you, Phil.

  • Meanwhile, the government is also stressing there is more than enough food to go around and people have no need to stockpile the environment, and Food Secretary George Uses said people should think of others, especially health workers who needed to shop at the end of their gruelling shifts.

  • Our political correspondent Nick Early has this report unprecedented crisis and an unprecedented challenge for the government, the prime minister continued toe urge everyone to follow advice, warning of the consequences if people don't act together to try and stop the spread.

  • Ministers are trying to prevent things getting worse in other ways, too in shops, long queues like this one, and said cup this morning have become a familiar sight inside, to empty shelves are common.

  • So this afternoon a plea from the government Don't buy more than you need.

  • Be responsible when you shop and think of others.

  • Buying more than you need means that others may be left without.

  • And it is making life more difficult for those front line workers, such as our doctors and nurses and NHS support staff who are working so hard in such difficult circumstances.

  • It just needs a star like Dawn, the critical care nurse who phoned shelves empty after 40 hours of work.

  • We should all be ashamed that that has to happen.

  • It's unacceptable thes air, the very people that we will a lead to look after, perhaps us or our loved ones in the weeks ahead that is thought to be £1 billion more food in people's houses, no compared to three weeks ago.

  • The reasons, though, aren't always simple.

  • My mom's 90 says she can't coming around, and so how does that work?

  • If I come in, I look like I'm being the person who's making the stuff from the old people and actually my mom got come out to get it.

  • So I've just got her staff at the chaotic in the bitch dreams Come here.

  • There's nothing available.

  • But although supermarket shelves may look empty, the message from industry chiefs is there is enough to go around.

  • There is plenty of food in the supply chain.

  • The issue is around people on Lorries.

  • So getting that food right into the front line onto our shelves, which is why we've seen shortages in some areas.

  • The government has relaxed some rules for supermarkets, but make toe have to go further.

  • Many of the please that we made so far have fallen on deaf ears.

  • Is the government prepared to some point intervene on, perhaps introduce compulsory limits on what people can buy?

  • I don't think it is necessary or appropriate for the government to to take this Different stores on different items are working together to identify what inappropriate limit is so for no that please continue the question whether there are enough The curly BBC news Well, a number of high street firms, including Top Shop and John Lewis, have announced they are temporarily shutting their stalls, although they will still trade online.

  • The labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has said the government should do more to provide economic security for all those affected well, one minister has admitted it will be operationally difficult to help self employed people.

  • As our business correspondent Katy Austin explains, huge chunks of the economy have already felt the pain is customers stay away.

  • Jobs have already been lost.

  • This restaurant near captured has struggled on with business down 90%.

  • Then the order came too close.

  • They all need help.

  • I'm here to support the staff the best I can on how, for how long I cant and if the government could help me that that will be a fantastic hell.

  • The managers here want to use yesterday's new measures designed to prevent mass redundancies.

  • Under a grant scheme, the government will fund 80% of wages for employees who now won't be able to work up to 2.5 £1000 a month.

  • V A T payments will be deferred.

  • Self employed people aren't covered by the wage subsidy program, but benefits are being increased.

  • The chance in his latest emergency support package for the economy was welcomed by business groups as something that will save hundreds of thousands of at risk jobs.

  • But many self employed people say they're facing a cliff edge to, and they need more help at the moment one child left today.

  • So my income has gone from £200 a day to about £40 a day.

  • A massive, massive Big Three.

  • The association representing self employed people once wage subsidies extended to them to match their income to a certain amount, 80%.

  • To ensure that they also can meet the costs of living, pay their bills and buy food, the chief secretary to the Treasury told the BBC government was doing what was operationally deliverable in a short time scale.

  • We're working with banks, for example, off those self employed as to for Behrens s so that they can get through the cash flow challenge, looking at specific issues such as tax flexibility to support them as well.

  • So there's a range of measures that have been set up.

  • Many businesses air trying to adapt to see this out.

  • MAWR temporary store closures were announced this weekend.

  • Meanwhile, the wage grant scheme won't be ready for a few weeks, and a cash flow crunch looms for the worst hit firms Katie Austin, BBC News Let's return to our mean used tonight in the prime minister that is urging everyone across the UK to wear follow that guidance to stay at home to save lives.

  • Our political correspondent, Nick Early, is a Westminster for us, and he couldn't be more clear on this.

  • Now has been an extraordinary week, hasn't it?

  • With some off the most extraordinary interventions in modern British political history.

  • But the message from number 10 tonight is still stark, the prime minister telling the country that the U.

  • K at the moment is just two or three weeks behind Italy, urging everyone to follow that advice.

  • Seeing without a huge national effort to try and stop the spread of this virus, the any chess here could well be overwhelmed.

  • In the next few days, the government will large 1.5 million people in England alone to stay at home for 12 weeks to protect themselves from the virus than lest of who they think is the most vulnerable will be published soon has, as they say, being a really extraordinary period in British political history.

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