Coronavirus UK LIVE: Public Health England approves FIRST antibody test as death toll hits 33,186

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PUBLIC Health England has approved a coronavirus antibody test that could be the key to unlocking the lockdown.

It’s been reported that the Government could buy millions of kits from Swiss healthcare company Roche.

It comes as uo to 100 children in the UK have contracted “coronavirus-linked Kawasaki disease” – although experts fear the number is just the “tip of the iceberg”.

The worrying news was announced on the same day as home buyers left in “limbo” after the UK-wide lockdown began in March can now move forward – but only if they live in England.

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick acknowledged that this means people can visit a stranger’s home for a viewing – but not their house where their parents live.

And earlier today, Boris Johnson pledged a further £600million to support care homes through the pandemic.

The funding package was revealed as the UK’s death toll hit 33,186 after 494 more people died across Britain.

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