UK coronavirus numbers to worsen before improving, says housing minister


LONDON, Apr 1 (Reuters) – The number of deaths in the UK as a result of the coronavirus is likely to worsen before it improves, but measures taken by the British government are slowing the spread of the epidemic, the minister for Wednesday said. country dwelling, Robert Jenrick.

“The next two weeks will be clearly decisive and it is possible that the numbers will worsen in the next few days before improving,” Jenrick told BBC radio.

“If we all follow the measures, then there will be reason to believe that the curve will begin to flatten out.”

(Information from Alistair Smout, Sarah Young and Paul Sandle; translated by Tomás Cobos)