UK coronavirus death toll reaches 29,427

UK coronavirus death toll reaches 29,427

The death toll due to coronavirus in UK has reached 29,427 after 693 new deaths were reported in last 24 hours, according to figures announced on Tuesday by Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.

“There are different ways of counting deaths… we now publish data that includes all deaths in all settings and not all countries do that,” he said at the daily Downing Street press conference.

UK now has the highest number of deaths in Europe and the second highest toll in the world behind the US, which has reported 69,000 deaths.

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