A total of 335 people have now died in the UK from coronavirus, an increase of 54 since yesterday.
This comes after a further 46 people in England died following a COVID–19 diagnosis, bringing the total to 303. Scotland and Wales also reported another four deaths each, taking the totals to 14 and 16 respectively. Two people have died in Northern Ireland.
NHS England said in a statement on Monday (March 23): “A further 46 people who tested positive for the coronavirus (Covid-19) have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in England to 303.
“Patients were aged between 47 and 105 years old and all had underlying health conditions.
“Their families have been informed.”
On Saturday afternoon, the total of number of 5,683 coronavirus cases were confirmed in UK.