Boris Johnson is scheduled to give the latest of his daily briefings on the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Prime Minister will address the nation after the total number of deaths related to Covid-19 in the UK rose to 137.
This will be the fourth day in a row he has addressed the nation.
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NHS England confirmed that 29 more people died in England – one of those in the North East.
A statement from NHS England said: “A further 29 people who tested positive for the coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in England to 128.
“Patients were aged between 47 and 96 years old and had underlying health conditions.
“Their families have been informed.”