Number of coronavirus deaths in UK now 3,605 after 684 confirmed dead

A further 684 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK.

Friday, 3rd April 2020, 2:37 pm
Updated Friday, 3rd April 2020, 2:38 pm

3,605 people who were hospitalised in the UK and tested positive for Covid-19 have died, Public Health England confirmed.

This figure is correct as of 5pm on Thursday, April 2.

As of 9am 3 April, 173,784 people have been tested.

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A total of 38,168 people have tested positive.

These figures are correct as of 9am on Friday, April 3.

A total of 11,764 tests were carried out yesterday in England.

Testing capacity for inpatient care in England currently stands at 12,799 tests per day.

A further 684 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK.