Wednesday, April 1, 2020

UK coronavirus death rate jumps to 2,352 with over 4000 new people testing positive

The UK coronavirus death rate has today jumped by 563 to 2,352.

Britain's positive Covid-19 cases have also risen - with 29,474 infected people - up from 25,150 yesterday.

The Department of Health today confirmed the number of deaths in the UK have now risen to 2,352 - a jump of 563 in 24 hours.

Wales saw big rise today of 29 deaths - with their total Covid-19 deaths now at 98.

In Scotland today, there were 16 further deaths - bringing the total number to 76.

The individual figures for England and Northern Ireland have not yet been released.

It comes as a 13-year-old boy became the UK's youngest coronavirus victim after dying from the disease at King's College Hospital in London on Monday.

Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, 13, from Brixton, South West London, had no underlying health conditions.

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