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Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:33
UK Coronavirus Death Toll Climbs by 74 as Total Reaches 46,193
TEHRAN (FNA)- The number of people who have died with coronavirus in the UK rose by 74 on Saturday bringing the death toll in all settings to 46,193.

The Department of Health also recorded 771 new cases of coronavirus in a 24 hour period, The Mirror reported.

The UK has registered 303,952 cases of coronavirus since the outbreak began earlier year.

In England four more people died in hospital with coronavirus as the regional total hit 29,342, NHS England said.

Patients were aged between 78 and 84 years old and all had known underlying health conditions.

Another five deaths were reported with no positive COVID-19 test result.

Public Health Wales said a further two people have died after testing positive for coronavirus, taking the total number of deaths in the country to 1,562.

The number of cases in Wales increased by 21, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 17,279.

There have been 18 new cases of coronavirus recorded in Scotland in the past 24 hours, the latest figures show.

These cases represent 0.5% of newly tested individuals, the Scottish Government said.

There were 260 people in hospital with COVID-19 and three in intensive care.

No new deaths have been recorded among people who tested positive for the virus, meaning the total under this measurement remains at 2,491.

Separate figures published by the UK's statistics agencies show there have now been more than 56,400 deaths registered in the UK where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

Earlier Saturday, an NHS Spitfire has begun its fly past over the UK to honour front line heroes.

The plane is soaring above NHS hospitals on Saturday as mark of thanks to NHS and key worker heroes who have been toiling in the coronavirus fight.

It will travel across England from 11am to nearly 5pm, with "Thank U NHS" painted beneath its wings.

The blue Spitfire PL983 ‘L’ has also been emblazoned with the names of 80,000 NHS heroes, family members, neighbours and friends nominated by members of the public.

 

 

 

 

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