Coronavirus in numbers: UK cases rise by 2,874

The Government said a further seven people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Thursday, bringing the UK total to 127,701.Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have been 152,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.The Government also said that, as of 9am on Thursday, there had been a further 2,874 lab-confirmed cases in the UK.It brings the total to 4,455,221.