UK Covid live: Boris Johnson says all travellers to UK must show negative coronavirus test

PM speaks after 1,280 deaths were reported in 24 hours and 55,761 people tested positive in the UKWales to introduce new risk assessments for shops and workplacesRegulator refuses to approve mass daily testing at English schoolsUK bans arrivals from South America over Brazilian variantHow to care for people with Covid at home Global coronavirus updates – live 5.15pm GMT The number of deaths is rising steadily, which will continue next week, he says.The results of everyone’s actions will reduce the pressure on the NHS and reduce the number of deaths, he says.I’m afraid in the next week we do anticipate the number of people in the NHS and the number of deaths will continue to rise as the effects of what everyone has done take a while to feed through. 5.13pm GMT The number of hospitalisations lags behind infections, so the number of people entering hospital is still rising in much of the country and the number of people in hospital is still rising in all parts of the country, he says.We have “well exceeded” the first peak on 12 April, he says. Continue reading...

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