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Government Confirms There Have Been Over 100 Coronavirus-Related Deaths In 24 Hours

Government Confirms There Have Been Over 100 Coronavirus-Related Deaths In 24 Hours

The UK Government has announced that there have been over 100 coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours.

The Department of Health and Social Care released figures stating that as of this morning (26 March) a total of 104,866 have been tested.

Of those, 93,208 have tested negative, with 11,658 positive. They added: "As of 5pm on 25 March, of those hospitalised in the UK, 578 have sadly died."

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The numbers of deaths are being reported at 5pm from the previous day, on 24 March - the day before the latest numbers - 463 people had passed away.

Earlier this afternoon (26 March), Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a 'self employed income support scheme' to protect self employed workers in the UK.

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It includes a taxable grant worth 80 percent of the worker's average monthly profits over last three years. The scheme will be open for at least three months and self-employed people can continue to do business.

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Workers will be able to access the grant no later than June, and it is expected that 95 percent of people who are majority self-employed will be able to benefit from the scheme.

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Furloughed employees are also eligible for a grant worth 80 percent of their average monthly profits.

It comes after it was announced last Friday that the Government would cover 80 percent of wages up to £2,500 ($2,989) a month for staff being kept on by their employer.

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The 'coronavirus job retention scheme' will be open to all businesses and was described as 'unprecedented measures for unprecedented times'.

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