UK Covid-19 death toll rises to 43,230
Another 149 Covid-19 patients have died in Britain, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 43,230, the British Department of Health and Social Care said on Thursday.
The figures include deaths in all settings, including hospitals, care homes and the wider community.
As of Thursday morning, 307,980 people have tested positive for the disease in Britain, a daily increase of 1,118, according to the department, Xinhua reported.
As of Thursday morning, there have been 8,710,292 tests of the novel coronavirus in the country, with 167,023 tests on Wednesday, said the department.