A further 5,693 people have tested positive for coronavirus with the UK death toll rising by 17.
As of 9am on Sunday, the Government said there were 5,693 new infections, which have been lab-confirmed.
The total number of confirmed cases in the UK since the pandemic began now stands at 434,969.
The Government also said a further 17 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Sunday.
This brings the UK total to 41,988.
Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have now been 57,600 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
The numbers differ from those released daily by individual devolved authorities.
In England, a further 17 people who tested positive for coronavirus died in England.
NHS England said on Sunday that this brings the total number of confirmed deaths reported in hospitals to 29,908.
Patients were aged between 49 and 93 and all, except one aged 59, had known underlying health conditions.
The deaths were between September 21 and September 26.
Two other deaths were reported with no positive Covid-19 test result.
In Scotland, a total of 344 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Scotland in the past 24 hours, the government announced.
As of Sunday, 27,576 people have now tested positive in Scotland, up from 27,232 the day before.
This is 9.1 per cent of newly-tested individuals, down from 11.5% the previous day.
Of the new cases, 172 are in Greater Glasgow and Clyde, 58 in Lanarkshire and 40 in Lothian.
One new death of a confirmed Covid-19 patient has been recorded in the past 24 hours, putting the number of fatalities in Scotland at 2,511.
There are 105 people in hospital confirmed to have the virus, up by six in 24 hours.
Of these patients, 12 were in intensive care, one more than the day before.