Covid-19 Daily Report: Coronavirus deaths on a downward trend in Europe – US has more than 2,000 deaths for third consecutive day

1st May 2020 (Last Updated May 1st, 2020 12:31)

1 May

The number of new Covid-19 related deaths dropped below 300 in Spain, Italy and France yesterday.

The UK – which previously only counted deaths in hospital in its figures, but is now including care homes and other settings – saw 676.

The US saw more than 2,000 new deaths for the third day in a row.

Globally there have been 233,388 deaths, with 39,711 of those in the last week.

That compares with 42,892 deaths the week before.

Covid-19 daily report