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UK can keep Covid-19 deaths below 20,000, says medical director

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Professor Stephen Powis has said the national effort can work if everyone plays their part Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Every citizen in the United Kingdom must play a part if the number of deaths from coronavirus are to be kept below 20,000, the national medical director has said. The call for a national effort to reduce deaths came as the total who have died rose by 260 since Friday to 1,019. In total, 17,089 have tested positive in the UK.
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NHS boss warns UK will ‘do well' to keep coronavirus deaths below 20,000 as he urges lockdown now to save lives

2 monthes ago   |   By The Sun


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NHS chief warns UK will 'do well' to get through crisis with under 20,000 deaths

NHS chief warns UK will 'do well' to get through crisis with under 20,000 deaths

2 monthes ago   |   By Daily Record

Stephen Powis said the target would be a 'good result' and that we will have done very well in this epidemic if we stay under it.
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Coronavirus: 'If We Keep Deaths Under 20,000, We Will Have Done Well'

Coronavirus: 'If We Keep Deaths Under 20,000, We Will Have Done Well'

2 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post

The NHS England medical director Prof Stephen Powis says if the death toll in the UK from is kept below 20,000, “we will have done very well”. Powis insists that it is possible to “get on top of this virus” but that if the UK can keep the number of deaths of people who have had Covid-19 under 20,000, it will be a “good result.” Speaking at the daily government briefing, he said the virus will start to decline in the population, but only if “we all comply with the measures and reduce that amount of transmission”. He says it will take up to a month to see how quickly the number of deaths...
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