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Watch LIVE: the government's coronavirus press conference

18 April 2020, 15:20

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

The UK's coronavirus death toll rose to 14,576 on Friday.

At yesterday's press conference, Alok Sharma announced the creation of a new coronavirus vaccine task force.

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