Another 765 patients have died in England after contracting coronavirus – bringing the total to 7,248.


The figures have been released by NHS England.

In Scotland, the number of people with coronavirus who have died rose by 81 on Thursday taking the total to 447, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

Wales has reported another 41 deaths, taking the total there to 286.

Today’s numbers Northern Ireland have not yet been released.

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