UK News Highest number of UK deaths from coronavirus in one day are reported

17:55  04 april  2020
17:55  04 april  2020 Source:   walesonline.co.uk

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The number of people who have died from coronavirus in the UK has risen by 708 to 4,313 - the highest number since the outbreak of the pandemic.

A total of 41,903 people have now tested positive for the virus in the UK, and 4,313 of those hospitalised have died.

The true figure is likely to be higher as the government's figures only include those who have died in hospital from the virus.

The latest update from the Department of Health reads: "As of 9am April 4, a total of 183,190 people have been tested of which 41,903 tested positive.

"As of 5pm on April 3, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 4,313 have sadly died."

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Number of cases (blue) and number of deaths (red) on a logarithmic scale. On 1 March, a further 13 cases were reported , adding Greater On 26 March, the number of UK coronavirus deaths jumped by more than 100 in a day for the first time, rising to 578, while a total of 11,568 had tested positive

Public Health Wales announced 387 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wales today. They also said that death toll for the country had now reached 154.

a close up of a person wearing a mask © AP

The UK government's figures on deaths relate to patients who have died in hospital and does not include deaths in the community, for example in care homes, so the true death toll could be higher.

Saturday's update comes as the government reiterated its message for people to stay home as the UK is expected to have warmer weather over the weekend.

They have warned that the infection rate will remain high for "weeks and weeks" if people flout the social distancing rules.

Dr Chris Williams, incident director for the Covid-19 outbreak response at Public Health Wales this morning said that over 13,000 tests had now been carried out since the start of the outbreak.

Yesterday, in a Welsh Government press conference it was announced that at least 450 healthcare workers in Wales have tested positive for Covid-19.

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SANT-CORONAVIRUS-ITALY-BALANCE SHEET: Coronavirus: 431 additional deaths in Italy, lowest balance for three weeks © Reuters / Manuel Silvestri CORONAVIRUS: 431 ADDITIONAL DEATHS IN ITALY, LOWEST BALANCE SHEET FOR THREE WEEKS ROME (Reuters) - The number of daily deaths linked to the coronavirus epidemic continues to decrease in Italy, where 431 additional deaths were recorded Sunday against 619 the previous day, lower since March 19, the civil defense agency announced.

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