Coronavirus LIVE updates: UK deaths hit 45,053 as study shows skin rash is ‘the only symptom for some’

Coronavirus LIVE updates: UK deaths hit 45,053 as study shows skin rash is ‘the only symptom for some’

TODAY the UK coronavirus death toll reached 45,053 as 85 more deaths were recorded.

Meanwhile, VAT reductions in the tourism and hospitality industries were put in place today in an economy boost that takes the tax from 20 per cent to just 5 per cent.

Kings College London scientists claim that skin rashes are a symptom of coronavirus along with the three most common, being a fever, a persistent cough and a loss of taste or smell.

In a study they found that 8.8% of people who tested positive for coronavirus also had a rash, and that the virus can target organs other than the lungs despite being a respiratory disease.

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