Coronavirus LIVE: UK deaths hit 35,341 as schools face reopening delay and Captain Tom Moore to receive knighthood

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THE UK coronavirus death toll has exceeded 35,000, with 35,341 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, as 545 more people die.

On Monday, Professor Jonathan Van-Tam warned Covid-19 may return again in autumn and winter, despite experts believing the daily death toll could go down to zero by the end of June.

Many Brits have started to return to work this week as lockdown measures ease, although the schools reopening date could be delayed and officials have said the crucial virus “R” infection rate may have risen over the last week.

Captain Thomas Moore is being given a knighthood for raising £39 million for the NHS last month on his inspirational 100th birthday walk.

Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation Director urged clinincians worldiwde to be on “alert” for a condition likenedin to Kawasaki disease.

The deadly inflammatory syndrome associated with Covid-19 has affected more than 200 children in Europe.
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