London Mayor Says City 'At Crisis Point,' Declares 'Major Incident'

"The stark reality is that we will run out of beds for patients in the next couple of weeks unless the spread of the virus slows down drastically," London Mayor Sadiq Khan said Friday.

London Mayor Says City 'At Crisis Point,' Declares 'Major Incident'
Paramedics prepare an ambulance outside the Royal London Hospital on Friday. Mayor Sadiq Khan has declared a "major incident," warning that hospitals in the British capital could soon be overwhelmed after a surge in coronavirus infections.

"The stark reality is that we will run out of beds for patients in the next couple of weeks unless the spread of the virus slows down drastically," London Mayor Sadiq Khan said Friday.

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