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Thousands Of New Ventilators To Reach NHS 'Next Week', Says Michael Gove

By Rachel Wearmouth

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Thousands of ventilators will be delivered to NHS next week, Michael Gove has said.

Speaking at a press conference in Downing Street, the cabinet minister said new ventilator would “roll off the production line” and be distributed to the frontline next week.

It came as public health chiefs in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland confirmed a further 393 people had died from the disease, bringing the UK death toll to 1,801.

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