The UK’s coronavirus death toll has jumped to 422 in the biggest daily rise yet, officials have announced as the crisis continues to spiral out of control.
Eighty-three more patients died overnight in England, including 21 at the one NHS trust in London. Scotland also announced two fatalities, while Wales confirmed another death.
The UK had confirmed 335 deaths from the coronavirus as of 1pm yesterday. Northern Ireland’s update that one more patient had died last night was not included in yesterday’s official toll.
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