The United Kingdom has recorded zero daily deaths from the Chinese coronavirus for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic.
In a major subversion of recent claims by government scientists that the nation is on the verge of a coronavirus third wave — a claim which has been used to promote cancelling the end of lockdown — there were no deaths recorded within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test on July 1st, government data revealed on Tuesday.
Deaths from the Wuhan virus spiked in the UK on January 19th of this year, when 1,358 people were recorded to have died after testing positive for COVID-19.
Since then, the death rate has seen a steady decline amid a widely adopted vaccination programme, with just 43 people dying after testing positive in the entire country over the past week. Deaths have been in single figures daily on