CORONAVIRUS deaths in the UK have passed 12,000 after 778 more people died in the last 24 hours.
A total of 12,107 have now died from Covid-19 in the UK.
This follows on from news the current lockdown is set to continue for at least three more weeks with the peak of the pandemic still days away.
Stand-in PM Dominic Raab is set to announce on Thursday the country’s restrictions will stay in place until at least May 7.
In yesterday’s press conference, Raab said there are signs the lockdown is working.
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