Coronavirus: Not possible to 'reliably' compare death tolls at this stage - Raab

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has insisted it is not yet possible to "reliably" compare coronavirus death tolls country-by-country.

It comes as the UK reported its death total as 29,427, which is now higher than Italy's 29,315.

Answering the BBC's David Shukman at Tuesday's Downing Street briefing, Mr Raab said: "I don’t think you can make the international comparisons you're suggesting at this stage."

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