How many (cumulative) total confirmed cases of COVID-2019 will be reported in the United Kingdom on April the 27th?

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Coronaviruses are a family of RNA viruses that typically cause mild respiratory disease in humans. A novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019.

How many (cumulative) total confirmed cases of COVID-2019 will be reported in the United Kingdom on April the 27th at 10 AM GMT according to reliable sources?

The question resolves as the cumulative total confirmed cases reported by Public Health England. If the previous source is not available or not up to date, then Johns Hopkins dashboard should be consulted.

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