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Cases overviewConfirmedDeaths
United Kingdom4,163,085122,415
Global110,037,0422,444,333
Updated: Feb 26 2.43pm EST Data source: CDC, WHO

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COVID-19: More women than men furloughed as 4.7m use scheme, Treasury data reveals

There were an estimated 4.7 million employees furloughed at the end of January with women accounting for the majority of the number, according to provisional Treasury figures.
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