UK coronavirus Update
The latest government figures show that the death toll over the virus has risen by 351 up to 5pm on Thursday. This now stands the total amount of deaths at 36,393 spread across hospitals, care homes and the community. A further 3,287 people have tested positive for COVID-19 taking the total infected since the start of the outbreak to 254,195. According to the Department of Health’s daily update, just under 141,000 tests have been carried out on or distributed to 80,297 people up to 9am on Friday.