- Hospital death toll reaches 12,107: The COVID-19 death toll in hospitals across the UK hit 12,107 as of 1600 GMT on April 13, up by 778 from the day before, the health ministry said. And 302,599 people have been tested so far, 93,873 positive.
-The death toll in the UK could be 15 percent higher compared to official number, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Tuesday, which could run some 15 percent higher than official figures.
ONS data, which is released weekly, recorded all deaths where coronavirus is registered on the death certificate, including those from nursing homes and other locations, while government data only include patients who died in hospitals.
- UK economy could shrink by 35 percent by June: UK's economy could shrink by a massive 35 percent in the April-June period, and unemployment rate could more than double to 10 percent due to the government's coronavirus shutdown, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility.