UK records 1,295 deaths, 41,346 COVID-19 infections

The UK has recorded another 1,295 coronavirus deaths and a further 41,346 infections, latest government figures show.

It brings the number of deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test to 88,590.

A total of 3,357,361 cases have now been recorded.

The latest daily death figure is the UK’s third-highest of the pandemic, although the figures are based on the dates when deaths were reported and not when they occurred.

The chart above shows deaths by the date they happened throughout the pandemic.

On Friday, 1,280 coronavirus-related deaths were recorded along with 55,761 new cases.

Source: CGTN

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