Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths rise by 53

The Government said a further 53 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Thursday, bringing the UK total to 126,980. Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have been 150,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate. The Government also said that, as of 9am on Thursday, there had been a further 3,030 lab-confirmed cases in the UK. It brings the total to 4,370,321.

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