The number of deaths at coronavirus hospitals in the UK has risen to 55.
England received 47 new deaths on Friday, four in Scotland, three in Wales and one in Northern Ireland.
By comparison, the number of deaths announced a week earlier on September 25 was 36, on September 18 it was 18 and on September 11 it was nine.
The lowest death toll since the lockdown on Friday was August 21.
The highest toll was 953 on Friday, April 10, when the UK was at the top of the epidemic.
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Yesterday, 44 people were killed in England, three in Scotland, 19 in Covid, six in Wales and two in Northern Ireland.
Scotland today recorded four coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, Nicola Sturgeon said.
The death toll from patients who had already tested positive for the virus in the previous 28 days had reached 2,52 under the system.
Speaking at the Scottish Government’s coronavirus briefing, the Prime Minister said 75755 new coronaviruses had been recorded in Scotland in the last 24 hours.
In England, 19 of the deaths occurred in the Northwest and ten in the Northeast and Yorkshire.
London and the Midlands had six, the South had four, the East had two and the Southwest had zero.
Everyone who dies is 40 years of age or older.
Of these patients, 19 were in intensive care, four more than the day before.
– People in Northern Ireland should be prepared for the possibility of multiple winter lockdowns, says Professor Ian Young, Stermont’s chief scientific adviser.
– Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon has asked Margaret Ferrier to resign as an MP for breaking the coronavirus rule by traveling 800 miles on Glasgow and Westminster trains while infected with Covid-19.
– Boris Johnson, who fought the coronavirus earlier this year, has sent his “best wishes” to Donald and Melania Trump, saying he and the first lady tested positive for Covid-19.
– The director of the Castle Bromwich Hall Hotel in Solihull has been fined 10,000 10,000 for hosting a funeral in violation of the Cornavirus rule with more than 200 guests.
– Next summer’s A-level tests are reported to be three weeks behind schedule to help catch students for some time in a classroom lost during the epidemic.
– Poland and Turkey have been added to the list of countries in the scoreland that require segregation of visitors.