UK coronavirus death toll rises by 245

UK coronavirus death toll rises by 245

245 people have died from coronavirus in the UK, according to the latest government figures.

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said 41,128 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the community.

The Government figures do not include all deaths involving Covid-19 across the UK, which is thought to have passed 52,000.

A further 1,003 people tested positive for coronavirus, taking the total number of infections since the beginning of the outbreak to 290,143.

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