Coronavirus Latest News World. The NHS could be “overwhelmed” by the coronavirus pandemic in a similar fashion to Italy unless the population makes a “collective national effort to slow the spread” of coronavirus, prime minister Boris Johnson has warned.
“The numbers are very stark, and they are accelerating. We are only a matter of weeks – two or three – behind Italy,” he said. Military planners have also been called in to help with localised support systems to ensure vulnerable people self-isolating at home can have basic groceries and healthcare delivered.