UK hospital COVID-19 death toll rises 360 to 21,092

Reuters , Monday 27 Apr 2020

Soldiers operate a COVID-19 mobile testing site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Hemel Hempstead, Britain April 25, 2020. (Photo: Reuters)

A further 360 people have died from COVID-19 in British hospitals, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Monday, bringing the total to 21,092.

The 360 increase was the lowest daily death toll for four weeks, although weekend reporting delays can distort Monday totals.

Hancock said that the deaths of 82 health service workers were included in the figures.

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