The official coronavirus death toll in the UK has risen by 233 to 41,969, according to the latest Government figures.
The Department for Health and Social Care said in the 24-hour period 113,107 tests were carried out or dispatched, with 1,279 positive results.
Overall, a total of 6,981,493 tests have been carried out and 298,136 cases have been confirmed positive.
HNS England reported 79 new deaths among hospital patients. Wales recorded 8 deaths, Scotland reported 5 and Northern Ireland 1.