The UK registered 7,143 new cases and 71 new coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, the most deaths since 1 July.
This leads to a total of 446,156 cases and 42,072 deaths in the United Kingdom, according to the coronavirus dashboard in the United Kingdom.
There was some confusion on Tuesday when the UK announced new restrictions on social gatherings in the Northeast.
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Politico reports that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that the rule for six – no more than six people can gather in one place – does not apply to gatherings from outside. He later corrected himself on Twitter, saying he was wrong.
“This is vital for controlling the spread of the coronavirus and keeping everyone safe,”
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The UK guidelines are clear that when meeting with friends and family, outside the home or maintenance balloon, you should not meet in a group of more than six, indoors or outdoors.
People who break this rule can be fined up to £ 200 (approximately $ 250), with a fine doubled for each additional violation of up to £ 6,400 (approximately $ 8,200).
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The United Kingdom has the fifth highest mortality rate of any country in the world, surpassing the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico.
Global coronavirus deaths reached a horrific stage of 1 million on Monday, according to Johns Hopkins University. There are 33,477,825 confirmed cases worldwide.