People wear masks as they walk over Millennium Bridge near St Paul's Cathedral in London on Sunday. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: UK outbreak ‘accelerating’ amid fears country on same path as Italy

  • Latest figures show 233 deaths from Covid-19 respiratory illness, mirroring what the death toll in the world’s hardest hit country was on March 7
  • It prompted Prime Minister Boris Johnson to warn that Britain was ‘only a matter of weeks’ behind Italy, with thousands more deaths
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
People wear masks as they walk over Millennium Bridge near St Paul's Cathedral in London on Sunday. Photo: AP
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