'It's difficult to switch off': Plymouth nurse on how Covid-19 crisis is dominating her life

A community nurse from Plymouth has spoken of how she finds it hard to switch off and reach a healthy work-life balance as the Covid-19 crisis continues.

Helen Waddington, who helps run clinics for complex wound care, says the epidemic is affecting her routine and dominating her thoughts.

Helen says she enjoys swimming in the sea near her home as a way to get away from it all.

Helen works as a community nurse. Credit: Helen Waddington

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A total of 938 people have died from coronavirus in the UK in the past 24 hours, the Department of Health has said.

The newly-released figures bring the total number of deaths to 7,097.

Across the UK, 5,492 new cases have been recorded, bringing the total number of UK cases to 60,733.

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