UK records 917 more daily COVID-19 deaths
People take their daily exercise on the towpath alongside the Regents Canal, east London as warm weather tests the nationwide lockdown. AFP
Britain on Saturday announced another 917 deaths in hospital of people testing positive for coronavirus, bringing the country's total toll close to 10,000.
The number of new infections from the disease climbed by 5,234, leaving Britain with 78,991 confirmed COVID-19 cases, the health ministry said in its daily update.