A government announcement on ventilators appeared to astound a BBC news presenter on 1 April. The government had said it needed a minimum of 30,000 new ventilators to cope with the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic. But Downing Street revealed that just 30 new ventilators will become available this weekend.
The news left one BBC presenter, Jane Hill, dumbfounded by what she was reading out.
— Rachael Swindon (@Rachael_Swindon) April 1, 2020
“We have been double-checking this”
Upon reading the news that just 30 ventilators were ready, Hill looked confused and stated:
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