The number of coronavirus deaths in the UK has risen to 532, the biggest daily jump in May, it has been confirmed.
This sad picture was announced by the Department of Health, with 24,412 people tested positive within 24 hours.
Since the onset of the epidemic, it has taken the official death toll to 49,770, while statistics show that there are 13,61 Kovid-19 patients in the hospital.
This is the highest increase in a single day since May 13, when 1,414 deaths were confirmed.
A week ago 136 people died in all settings, a month ago on October 10, there were 87.
Earlier today, health authorities said 3,372 people had died in UK hospitals, including 300 in England, 39 in Scotland, 22 in Wales, and 11 in Northern Ireland.
NHS England has confirmed that 300 people between the ages of 35 and 100 have died after being infected with the virus in a hospital in the country.
More than a third of the dead were in the northwest, where 114 died.
The latest NHS data shows the regions that recorded the highest daily growth:
- East England – 4
- London – 17
- Midlands – 62
- Northeast and Yorkshire – 79
- Northwest – 114
- South East – 11
- Southwest – 13
Earlier, new figures showed that the number of weekly coronavirus deaths in Wales and Wales in England had reached one thousand for the first time since June.
According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), Covid-19 was mentioned in the death certificates of a total of 1373799 people killed in the week ended October 30.
The total has risen from 978 deaths in the week to October 23 – it jumped 41%.
Boris Johnson warned yesterday that the coronavirus nightmare did not end despite news that a vaccine could hit the horizon.
Addressing the nation from Downing Street, the Prime Minister said: “These are very early days.
“I’ve talked about the buggy at a distance from the scientific equestrian who came over the mountainside.
“That bugle’s bruise is louder, but it’s still a bit off.
“We cannot rely on this news as a solution.”
New figures show that more than 65,200 deaths involving Covid-19 have now occurred in the UK.
A total of 3,110 people have been killed in the UK so far, according to the ONS report, where Covid-19 was mentioned in death certificates.
This includes 5,57,408 deaths in England and Wales as of October 30 (and registered to November), the ONS confirmed on Tuesday.
As these figures were compiled, there were an estimated 1.66 more deaths in England, 786 in Scotland, 125 in Wales and 82 in Northern Ireland, according to additional data published on the government’s Coronavirus Dashboard.
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