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Coronavirus in Essex / east London recap: 10 more deaths at Barts Health NHS Trust

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    The number of coronavirus-related deaths in the UK rose by 381, it has been revealed today - bringing the death toll to 1,789.
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  • As of yesterday, 22, 141 cases of Covid-19 have been identified in the country.
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  • The following number of cases of coronavirus have been identified in each of our local authorities, as of yesterday.
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  • Essex - 301
  • Waltham Forest - 196
  • Redbridge - 161
  • Havering - 188
  • Other
  • Newham - 250
  • Tower Hamlets - 195
  • Enfield - 164
  • Haringey - 151
  • Barking & Dagenham - 115
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  • The Department for Health & Social Care says it is working on a new process for collecting the number of patients who have recovered. As of March 22, this number in the UK was 135.
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  • At No.10's daily briefing yesterday, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab outlined a £75m to bring thousands of stranded Brits around the world home.
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  • Meanwhile, chief scientific advisor Sir Patrick Vallance said that it is "premature" to put an absolute time on when Government measures to tackle coronavirus can be eased.
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