People are being warned to stay indoors this weekend despite the forecast for good weather.

The plea comes from England’s Nurse chief nurse who paid tribute to two frontline nurses who died after testing positive for coronavirus, in an emotional plea for the public to stay at home this weekend despite a mini-heatwave due to sweep the country.

Ruth May made the plea during yesterday’s Daily Press Conference saying it was vital the public remain in lockdown despite the warm spring weather.

‘But please, I ask to remember Aimee and Areema. Please stay at home for them.’

Health Secretary Mark Hancock said that 2 million PPE products were delivered to 281 different organisations yesterday whilst over 7,000 NHS staff have now been tested.

He reiterated that the disease is still spreading and “we absolutely cannot afford to relax the social distancing measures we have in place.

He added he did not know when the peak will come and distanced himself from earlier comments made to Sky News that it could be around Easter.

A total of 3,605 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, Public Health announced yesterday.

It’s the biggest daily rise since the crisis began.

173,784 people have been tested of which 38,168 tested positive

As the news was announced, Buckingham Palace revealed that the Queen would address the nation on Sunday.

It will be only the fourth of her 68-year-reign, the last being on the death of the Queen Mother in 2002.


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