UK to announce package worth more than 3 billion pounds to support NHS in COVID-19 pandemic

The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London

(Reuters) - The UK Treasury said on Saturday finance minister Rishi Sunak is expected to announce one-year package worth more than 3 billion pounds ($3.98 billion) to support the state-run National Health Service (NHS) in tackling the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

(Reporting by Rama Venkat in Bengaluru; editing by Grant McCool)