Tuesday, 1 Dec 2020

UK coronavirus death toll rises by 598 in biggest jump since May

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox

The UK’s coronavirus death toll has risen by 598, the highest rise in fatalities since the height of the pandemic in May.

A staggering 52,745 have lost their lives to the virus since March, with the current total number of positive cases standing at 1,410,732.

In just a week, the number of deaths in England and Wales with Covid-19 on their death certificate soared by 40%.

This is a breaking news story and is constantly being updated.

Please refresh the page regularly to get the latest updates.

Reporters working on dailystar.co.uk will be working to source the latest information, reaction, pictures and video related to this story.

You can also follow us on Twitter @DailyStar to get the latest news updates 24 hours a day.

Or download the Daily Star app for flash alerts on the biggest stories of the day.

Why not also subscribe to receive our regular Daily Star news bulletins?

You can do this on this page by simply entering your email address above and hitting 'subscribe'.

  • Coronavirus

Source: Read Full Article