Global surge in Coronavirus cases raise fears about a 2nd wave
ON Saturday, 13 June 2020, a spike in
COVID-19 cases in Beijing has increased fears of a 2nd wave of
the Coronavirus Pandemic, as the Chinese capital goes into
'wartime emergency mode.' With China closing 11 neighbourhoods
around the wholesale market in the City's Southwestern Fengtai
District's Xinfadi market, it just shows you how tricky COVID-19
is to keep under control. The virus has killed more than 420,000
people worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University, and
China had thought it had it under control after Beijing hadn't
had any locally transmitted case for almost 2 months. With an
estimated 7.6 million people infected worldwide, this should act
as a wakeup call for other nations, that we can not become
complacent. Any small cluster of infections now could trigger a
global 2nd wave as Governments to reopen economies and ease
Total UK cases COVID-19 cases - update for Liverpool City Region
THE total number of UK Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections
that have been laboratory confirmed, within the UK, has risen by
1,425 cases and the total number now stand at 294,375, that
includes tests carried out by commercial partners which are not
included in the 4 National totals.
Daily number of COVID-19 associated UK fatalities added to the
total, was sadly reported to be
181 according to the Department
of Health. The total number of deaths of people who have had a
positive test result confirmed by a Public Health or NHS
In England, there are a total of 156,782 confirmed cases. North
West - total of 26,594 confirmed cases. The number of laboratory
confirmed cases within the following Local Authorities, in and
around the Liverpool City Region are as follows:-
► Liverpool, 1,661 confirmed cases.
► Sefton, 963 confirmed cases.
► Wirral, 1,335 confirmed cases.
► St. Helens, 757 confirmed cases.
► Halton, 411 confirmed cases.
► Blackpool, 673 confirmed cases.
► Blackburn with Darwen, 418 confirmed cases.
► Bolton, 1,040 confirmed cases.
► Bury, 795 confirmed cases.
► Cheshire West and Chester, 1,198 confirmed cases.
► Cheshire East, 1,294 confirmed cases.
► Lancashire, 3,775 confirmed cases.
► Manchester, 1,659 confirmed cases.
► Oldham, 1,126 confirmed cases.
► Rochdale, 850 confirmed cases.
► Stockport, 1,064 confirmed cases.
► Tameside, 811 confirmed cases.
► Trafford, 857 confirmed cases.
► Wigan, 1,226 confirmed cases.
Last update, Saturday, 13 June
2020, at 4:54pm. UK
total includes cases detected through:- "Pillar 2"
testing (tests carried out by commercial partners) and therefore
does not equate to the sum of the 4 countries' counts, which
only include:- "Pillar 1" (tests carried out by
NHS / PHE / Devolved Administration Labs).. UK total includes
cases detected through:- "Pillar 2" testing (tests
carried out by commercial partners) and therefore does not
equate to the sum of the 4 countries' counts, which only
include:- "Pillar 1" (tests carried out by NHS /
PHE / Devolved Administration Labs).
Sorry "No UK Government Coronavirus
Press Conference" on 13 June 2020
No video today sorry.