The threat level from COVID-19 in Britain was lowered from the fourth to the third

The threat level from the coronavirus in the UK reduced from the fourth to the third, said transferred to the RIA Novosti statement, the surgeon General's Professor Chris whitty.

"United center on Biosafety has recommended to reduce the level of threat from COVID-19 c, the fourth level (the epidemic is widespread transmission of the virus is high or is rising sharply) to the third (widespread epidemic). Chief physicians of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have analyzed the data and agreed with the recommendation to lower the threat level to the third," - said in a statement.

The number of deaths from the coronavirus in Britain exceeds 42 thousand people, the number of identified cases of infection of 300 thousand.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson may 10, announced the introduction of a five-point scale coronavirus danger. Then he said that during the period of quarantine, the country was on the fourth level, and started to move to the third.

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