Reopening of gyms, nail salons and swimming pools confirmed as deaths hit 44,602

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THE reopening date for gyms has finally been revealed tonight by Oliver Dowden.

Mr Dowden announced today that gyms, beauty salons and swimming pools can resume operation- with new social-distancing measures.

Meanwhile, people in ‘high risk’ occupations will be tested for coronavirus even if they showing no symptoms.

The list of jobs falling under this category includes taxi drivers, cleaners and shop workers – the Department of Health has announced.

And Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled a host of new measures to get Britain’s economy moving again, with measures announced in yesterday’s mini-Budget including a six-month stamp duty holiday for homes up to £500,000.

In a move that will boost the tourism industry, the Chancellor announced there will be an Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme throughout August – meaning restaurant and pub bills will be slashed in half.

It comes as the coronavirus death toll in the UK rose to 44,602 after 85 more deaths in were recorded on July 9, 2020.

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