UK’s coronavirus death toll rises to 30,076 as 649 more people die

UK’s coronavirus death toll rises to 30,076 as 649 more people die

The UK registered 649 coronavirus-related deaths since yesterday’s update, raising the death toll to 30,076, the country’s Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick announced.

A total of 201,101 people have been tested positive for the virus in the UK since the beginning of the outbreak, adding 6,111 infections over the past 24 hours. The growth in new COVID-19 cases was at its highest level since May 1.

Jenrick said that the country conducted 69,463 tests yesterday, increasing the nation’s total to 1,453,305 tests carried out since the pandemic started.

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