A quiet Buckingham Palace in London, as the UK continues in lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
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The U.K. looks set to extend its lockdown measures into early or perhaps even late May, just as other European coronavirus hotspots start to lift some restrictions on businesses.
The number of deaths in U.K. hospitals now stands at 11,329, according to Johns Hopkins University, up by 717 from the previous day. In total, the U.K. has almost 90,000 confirmed cases of the virus. The number of deaths could be much higher as there are concerns over the extent of outbreaks in U.K. care homes.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains off work as he recovers from a serious coronavirus infection that saw him admitted to an intensive care unit in a London hospital. He left hospital Sunday, telling the British public that “it could have gone either way” and that he owed the National Health Service his life.
He is now recovering at his country residence Chequers…