UK PM Johnson: This has been a sad, sad day


In a home video, on the latest coronavirus death toll, the United Kingdom's Prime Minister,  Boris Johnson, says "this has been a sad, sad day". 

Johnson says if we comply with the measures that we have embarked on, we will turn the tide in the course of the next few weeks.

Key comments

  • But let's be in no doubt that if we can follow the programme that we are currently set upon, if we can comply with the measures that we've embarked on together, then I have absolutely no doubt that we will begin to start to push those numbers down.
  • Testing is the way through and how we will defeat it.

Earlier, the government said fatalities rose by 563 to a total of 2,352 by 1600 GMT on March 31.

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