UK virus toll up to 26,097 as care home deaths included | AFP

Britain’s official death toll of people who tested positive for coronavirus jumps to 26,097, as the country begins including out-of-hospital deaths for the first time. UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says, at Downing Street’s daily coronavirus briefing, “it’s just important to say that those additional deaths were spread over the period from the 2nd of March, the 28th of April. So they they don’t represent a sudden surge in the number of deaths.” SOUNDBITE

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Coronavirus: acting British PM Dominic Raab and key health officials arrive at Downing Street | AFP

Acting British Prime Minister Dominic Raab and key health officials Matt Hancock and Chris Whitty arrive at 10 Downing Street, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains in intensive care for a third day with COVID-19. IMAGES

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Acting UK PM: Boris Johnson ‘breathing without any assistance’ | AFP

Dominic Raab, the British Foreign Secretary who has been delegated to act as acting Prime Minister by Boris Johnson while he is treated in intensive care for coronavirus, says Johnson ‘remained stable overnight’ and is ‘breathing without any assistance’. SOUNDBITE from Dominic Raab

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Coronvirus: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Raab arrives to chair government coronavirus meeting | AFP

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab arrives at Downing Street to chair the government’s daily coronavirus response meeting, as he deputises for Prime Minister Boris Johnson who was admitted to intensive care with a deteriorating case of coronavirus. IMAGES

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Images of St Thomas’ Hospital in London where British PM Boris Johnson was admitted to ICU | AFP

Images of St Thomas’ Hospital in London where British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to intensive care after testing positive for coronavirus on March 27. Foreign minister Dominic Raab is to take over his duties “where necessary”, his Downing Street office says. IMAGES of St Thomas’ Hospital

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British PM Boris Johnson in intensive care: Foreign secretary | AFP

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in intensive care after his condition worsened on Monday, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said, adding he will stand in for Johnson “where necessary”. The 55-year-old prime minister was diagnosed with coronavirus on March 27 and moved to a London hospital on Sunday for tests.

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REPLAY – 30 March​: Downing Street daily​ coronavirus briefing | AFP

UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser Patrick Vallance, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and Public Health England Medical Director Yvonne Doyle deliver the daily coronavirus briefing to update the population on the latest developments.

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Pompeo: UK will be at ‘front of the line’ for US after Brexit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said America has “great confidence” in a post-Brexit Britain at a meeting with U.K.’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in London. Pompeo is visiting the UK on the cusp of Britain’s departure from the European Union for talks focused on future free trade.