The Health Department reported today that 22,141 positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the United Kingdom at the moment.

Despite the increase in infections, the health authority indicated that deaths decreased, after a record 260 deaths were reported on Saturday.

According to the government report, four of the deceased had no pre-existing medical conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, or cardiovascular problems.

In England, to date, there have been 1,284 deaths from the coronavirus, in Wales 62, Scotland 41 and Northern Ireland with 21 deaths.

According to the Department of Health, they indicated that the outbreak of the new type of pathogen has become uncontrolled in such a way that infections reached a 50 percent rise.

They added that the hospital crisis is severe because the number of people receiving coronavirus treatment is very small.

Sir Simon Stevens, executive director of the National Health System (NHS), reported on Friday that more than 6,200 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 and today reached 9,000.

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