COVID-19 Updates: UK coronavirus death toll rises by 368 in one day

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COVID-19 Updates: UK coronavirus death toll rises by 368 in one day
COVID-19 Updates: UK coronavirus death toll rises by 368 in one day

368 more people have died in the hospitals in the UK, health authorities confirm.

In 24 hours 366 people have died in England, 18 in Scotland and 14 in Wales.

The tragic figures continues to rise each day, after the UK surpassed 20,000 deaths yesterday.

Patients in England were aged between 28 and 100.

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According to the regional breakdown, 66 people died in the North East and Yorkshire, while 64 died in London and 57 in the Midlands.

A total of 1,249 patients have died in Scotland after testing positive for Covid-19, a rise of 18 from 1,231 on Saturday, the Scottish Government has confirmed.

The number of people who have tested positive for the virus north of the border is 10,324, up 273 from Saturday’s figure of 10,051.

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The figures published on the Scottish Government’s website confirmed 1,735 patients are in hospital with confirmed or suspected Covid-19, down 13 from 1,748 the previous day.

Of these, 133 were in intensive care, a fall of seven.

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A further 14 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in Wales, taking the total number of deaths there to 788, health officials said.

Public Health Wales said a further 178 people had tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 9,078.

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