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Britain announces 209 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

LONDON, March 29 (KUNA) -- Britain's Department of Health said Sunday 209 people died of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing total fatalities to 1,228.
It added in a press statement 2,433 people tested positive to raise infectees to 19,522. It said it carried out tests to more than 127,700 people suspected of carrying the virus.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Secretary of Health Matt Hancock said last Friday they tested positive for the virus, two days after Prince Charles of Wales was announced to be sick with the virus. (end) mrn.bs