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22 April 2020, 16:35

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is to address the nation later
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is to address the nation later. Picture: PA
Nick Hardinges

By Nick Hardinges

Watch the government's daily public briefing on coronavirus - the feed will appear here once it begins.

The UK's coronavirus death toll rose to over 18,000 today while Parliament returned from recess for a virtual Prime Minister's Questions, also led by Mr Raad.

At yesterday's press conference, Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced the first stage of human trials for a Covid-19 vaccine would begin in the UK this week.

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