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British authorities have identified the health service additional funds

The UK government allocates extra £ 3 billion to the National health service as part of its preparation for possible second wave of the coronavirus, said Russian Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

"We provide additional funding in the amount of 3 billion pounds on the NHS in England so that she could use the hospital space in the private sector, as well as temporary hospitals. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will also receive additional funding," said Johnson at a press conference.

The specialists of the Academy of medical Sciences of great Britain has warned the government that if you do not start preparing for the second wave now, as a result it could end up about 120 thousand people.

"We are preparing for the worst but hope for the best," said Johnson, stressing that the country is actively preparing for a possible second wave, but with the improvement of statistics will continue to get rid of restrictions imposed in connection with the pandemic.

The number of victims of coronavirus in the UK more than 45 thousand, the number of identified cases - 292 thousand.

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