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The number of people who have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus has risen to 41,128 – an increase of 245 over 24 hours.
Since the end of April, the government’s daily announcement has included people in care homes and the community, rather than just in hospital, who have died.
But only those who had tested positive for Covid-19 are included, meaning anyone who died with a suspected case won’t be recorded.
The figures cover the period up to 5pm on Tuesday June 9.
As of 9am 10 June, there have been 6,042,622 tests, with 170,379 tests on 9 June.— Department of Health and Social Care (@DHSCgovuk) June 10, 2020
290,143 people have tested positive.
As of 5pm on 9 June, of those tested positive for coronavirus, across all settings, 41,128 have sadly died.
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It comes after the number of people who have died in hospitals across the UK, as well as care homes in Wales, after contracting the virus rose by 109 in 24 hours.
That increase consisted consists of 88 hospital patients in England, 12 people in Scotland and nine hospital patients and care home residents in Wales. Northern Ireland has reported no new deaths for the fourth day running.
Meanwhile, as of 9am on June 10, 6,042,622 tests have been carried out, with 290,143 coming back positive.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost.