UK death toll from confirmed coronavirus cases rises 170 to 34,636

Reuters , Sunday 17 May 2020

People feeding parakeets in Hyde Park in London, as the country is in lockdown to help stop the spread of coronavirus, Sunday, May 17, 2020. (Photo: AP)

The number of people who have died in the United Kingdom after testing positive for COVID-19 rose by 170 to 34,636, business minister Alok Sharma said on Sunday.

Sharma said 243,303 people have tested positive for the virus, an increase of 3,142 since Saturday.

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