377 More Coronavirus Deaths Recorded Across UK In 24 Hours

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The number of people who have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus has risen to 37,837 – an increase of 377 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 Wednesday.

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 213 in 24 hours.

That increase consisted of 185 hospital patients in England, 12 people in Scotland, two people in Northern Ireland and 14 hospital patients and care home residents in Wales. Here’s how to make sense of the various numbers issued each day.

Meanwhile, the government still isn’t reporting how many people have been tested for coronavirus each day, but 119,587 tests were carried out – some of those representing multiple tests for the same person – in the 24 hours up to 9am.

Some 1,887 of those were positive.

Medics wash their hands at Craigavon Area Hospital in Co Armagh, Northern Ireland (Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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