A TOTAL of 759 people have died from coronavirus in the UK after the deadliest day to date.
14,579 people have now tested positive for Covid-19 with 181 people dying in the last 24 hours.
Earlier today Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock both tested positive for coronavirus hours before Chief Medical Officer for England Chris Whitty said he was self-isolating.
A woman infected with coronavirus has passed the killer bug to her CAT, health officials in Belgium revealed today.
The sick moggy had difficulty breathing and COVID-19 was detected in its poo, authorities said – making this the first confirmed case of a pet in Europe having the virus.
Two dogs in Hong Kong were also struck down by coronavirus after contracting it from humans.
In the Belgium case, the woman, who authorities have not identified, lives in the city of Liege, reports the Brussels Times.