The number of deaths due to coronavirus in the UK among Covid-19 hospital patients has increased with the lowest number since March | Instant News


Death toll in between corona virus Patients in British hospitals have risen to the lowest one-day total since March 31.

NHS UK was announced 329 new deaths, while 13 were recorded in Scotland. Eight further deaths were recorded in Wales, bringing the total to 350.

Figures from Northern Ireland have not yet been announced.

The total is based on separate NHS figures and usually differs from the number of deaths recorded by the Department of Health.


It comes as Boris Johnson told the nation beforehand that there was “Real signs now that we are crossing the peak” and thanked the public for their “grit and guts” so far.

The Prime Minister returned to Downing Street on Sunday evening after he was hospitalized three weeks ago because of the disease.

Boris Johnson said England made progress against Covid-19 when he returned to No. 10

Making his first public speech in a month this morning, the Prime Minister called on families and businesses to be patient and not “throw away all the efforts and sacrifices of the British people”.

He warned Brits: “This is a moment of maximum risk,” regardless of those signs Covid-19 cases and deaths are very high.

The lowest number before today was Sunday, when 413 new deaths were recorded nationally, bringing the total to more than 20,500, according to official Government figures.

Before that, the lowest daily toll was on March 31.

PM warns UK public: “This is a moment of maximum risk,” despite signs that Covid-19 cases and deaths are up and down (REUTERS)

The NHS UK has announced 329 new deaths from people who tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of deaths reported in hospitals in the UK to 18,749.

Of the 329 new deaths announced by the UK NHS, 58 occurred on 26 April, 162 occurred on 25 April and. 50 occurred on April 24.

The figures also show 40 of the new deaths occurred between April 1 and April 23 while 19 other deaths occurred in March, with the earliest new deaths occurring on March 17.

Boris Johnson speaks outside 10 Downing Street after recovering from coronavirus (Via REUTERS)

Figures published by the NHS England show April 8 continues to have the highest number of hospital deaths that have occurred in a single day, with a total of 857 currently.

Wales Public Health said further 203 people had tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 9,280.

Dr Giri Shankar, from Wales Public Health, said: “Based on the number of new cases, there is emerging evidence that shows a decrease in the number of new cases of Covid-19 in Wales, which may be an indication of the effectiveness of locking measures.

“However, it is still too early to say with certainty and it is too early to put an end to the current rules of social distance.”

Meanwhile, a total of 1,262 patients have died in Scotland after testing positive for the corona virus, up 13 from 1,249 on Sunday, Nicola Sturgeon said.

The First Minister said 10,521 people were now tested positive for the virus in Scotland, up 197 from 10,324 the day before.

There were 134 people in intensive care with symptoms of coronavirus or coronavirus, an increase of one on Sunday, he added.

There are 1,762 people in hospitals with Covid-19 confirmed or suspected.

Ms Sturgeon added that 2,380 people who tested positive for the corona virus can now leave the hospital.

He said the overall trends in statistics provided “grounds for cautious optimism”.

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