Deaths of 1,280 people who tested positive for Covid-19 had been recorded. Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty warned "in the next week we do anticipate the number of people in the NHS and the number of deaths will continue to rise"
Chris Whitty says UK has 'well exceeded' first wave hospital peak and warns deaths will keep rising next week
The number of Covid-19 patients in hospital is expected to peak in the next seven to 10 days, chris whitty'>Professor Chris Whitty has said
Chris Whitty says we have still not hit peaks of deaths and hospitalisations - latest
A message from @CMO_England chris whitty'>Professor Chris Whitty on #coronavirus #COVID19 is spreading across the country, putting many at risk and placing pressure on the #NHS As we roll out vaccines, it is vital that we all continue to stay at home to: ▶️ protect the NHS ▶️ save lives
Words of advice to Chris Whitty and Patrick Vallance: make sure now that you have detailed notes about what you said, when, where and to whom. Hopefully you might have evidence in the form of recordings/emails/WhatsApp/telephone records. You’re both about to be hung out to dry.
"Are you entirely comfortable with the prime minister telling you that you can't answer questions about Dominic Cummings?" - @SamCoatesTimes Professor Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance insist they do not want to get involved in politics.
"Just touching" surfaces "will not give you the virus... it's if you touch it and then touch your face having not washed your hands" England's chief medical adviser chris whitty'>Prof Chris Whitty on coronavirus at Commons health committee questions Latest:
Within 10-14 days the UK will move to a situation where “everybody who has even minor respiratory tract infections or a fever should be self-isolating for seven days afterwards” Chief medical officer Chris Whitty on "the next step" #COVID2019