UK coronavirus daily cases rise above 4,000 for first time in four months as 27 die

UK coronavirus daily cases rise above 4,000 for first time in four months as 27 die


Another 4,322 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus have been recorded in the UK over the past 24 hours, the government said on Friday — the highest daily number in more tan four months.

Overall, 385,936 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed since the outbreak began.

A further 27 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Friday. This brings the UK death toll to 41,732.

Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have now been 57,500 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.



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