UK registers daily record of 786 coronavirus deaths

By: AFP      Published: 09:06 PM, 7 Apr, 2020
UK registers daily record of 786 coronavirus deaths
A woman wearing a face mask walks past a cyclist on the South Bank, by the River Thames in central London as life in Britain continues during the nationwide lockdown. AFP

Britain on Tuesday reported a record 786 new COVID-19 deaths in its daily update, following two days of falling figures.

"As of 5pm on 6 April, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 6,159 have sadly died," the health ministry tweeted, up from 5,373 on Monday.

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