Britain reported 938 deaths from the corona virus on Wednesday, the biggest one-day jump since the plague struck the country.
The number of daily deaths surpassed 900 for the first time, with National Health Service England counting 828 deaths in British hospitals in the past 24 hours, The Times reports.
UK exceeds the previous one highest daily mortality rate, which occurred Tuesday when 786 people died. The total death toll in the country has reached 7,097 with an increase on Wednesday.
The UK has documented 60,733 positive cases overall, with 5,492 in the past 24 hours, according to the Times.
828 patients who died in the United Kingdom ranged in age between 22 and 103, with all but 46 having underlying health conditions, The Guardian reports. Most deaths occurred in London with 201, Midlands followed by 171 deaths.
According to the outlet Sky News, sometimes there is a difference between the number of individuals in the UK and the total official UK government for corona virus cases and deaths. For example, places like Scotland and Wales can report their numbers at different times than England as a whole, which leads to different amounts for kingdoms.
Before the increase on Tuesday and Wednesday, the figure was lower than expected on Sunday and Monday, according to the Guardian.
The news came as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remain in intensive care due to complications related to coronavirus, but US Chancellor Rishi Sunak said on Wednesday that his condition was “improving.”
The highest daily jump in deaths in the UK follows a daily death spike experienced in France and U.S. on Tuesday, with both reaching their highest points. United States of America. calculate a higher daily mortality rate Tuesday than any other country during the pandemic, more than 1,900.
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