UK coronavirus: Hancock urged to act over higher Covid-19 death rate for BAME people – as it happened

News updates: 324 new deaths in the UK; death rate in England higher among BAME people; testing data ‘widely criticised and often mistrusted’

  • UK death toll passes 50,000
  • Hancock’s press conference
  • Covid-19 ‘spreading from care homes and hospitals’
  • ‘Flora needs me’: MP criticises Rees-Mogg plan
  • Coronavirus – latest global updates

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