Mr Campbell blasted the Prime Minister for not taking the coronavirus pandemic seriously from the start during the BBC’s Jeremy Vine show. The former Downing Street Press Secretary also revealed he had received a text from the Prime Minister of Albania questioning the UK Government’s approach to the COVID-19 crisis.
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Mr Campbell said: “I have written today about a friend of mine, the Prime Minister of Albania, sending me text messages saying, ‘WTF is going on?’
“‘Does he know what he is doing?'”
He added: “I think it is outrageous the way this Government has constantly said we are being led by the science.
“Science and scientists are there to inform, they are not there to instruct.
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“Decisions have to be made, explained and defended by ministers.
“I just think this Government has got form on this, we have seen this with Johnson.
“He will do anything to save his own skin.
“He has not taken this seriously from the start.”
At the time of writing, Britain has the fourth-highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world and the second-highest death toll.
The UK has more than 195,000 cases in total at the time of writing.
The death toll in Britain is currently higher than 29,000 people.
A total of 693 people died as a result of coronavirus yesterday in the UK.
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The current number of coronavirus cases worldwide
Worldwide there have been more than 3,700,000 COVID-19 cases at the time of writing.
The death toll has reached more than 260,000.
More than 1,200,000 people have recovered from the coronavirus across the globe.
The United States has the highest amount of COVID-19 cases in the world with more than 1,200,000 confirmed cases.