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Coronavirus: UK worst hit among major economies

27996846185_131e06813d_b.jpg?profile=RESIZE_400xThe UK was the hardest hit by Covid-19 among major economies from April to June, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has said.

Its economy suffered its biggest slump on record over the three-month period as coronavirus lockdown measures pushed the country officially into recession.

Its 20.4% contraction was well above the 9.8% drop for the 37 OECD nations as a whole, the think tank said.

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BBC News

 

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