England's COVID-19 hospital death toll rises by 587 to 17,373

Reuters , Friday 24 Apr 2020

In this April 20, 2020, photo, care home workers applaud a resident who celebrates her 90th birthday at Wren Hall nursing home in the central England village of Selston. (Photo: AP)

The COVID-19 death toll in English hospitals rose 587 to 17,373, the health service said.

"34 of the 587 patients (aged between 50 and 102 years old) had no known underlying health condition," it added.

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