London — The death toll in the UK has soared once again amid the coronavirus crisis – reaching more than 5,000 on Monday as UK coronavirus deaths rise by 439.
As of 9am 6 April, 252,958 tests have concluded, with 13,069 tests on 5 April (excl. Northern Ireland).
208,837 people have been tested of which 51,608 tested positive.
As of 5pm on 5 April, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus 5,373 have died. pic.twitter.com/pHxcJHd3pj
— Department of Health and Social Care (@DHSCgovuk) April 6, 2020
Positive cases have now reached 51,608 – up from 47,806 yesterday – as Britain continues to be gripped by the deadly disease.
The total figure, as of 4pm on Sunday, is 5,373 – up from 4,934 the previous day, the Department of Health said.
England deaths: 403 more – total of 4,897
Wales deaths: 27 more – total of 193
Scotland deaths: two more – total of 222
Northern Ireland deaths: seven more – total of 70
Patients were aged between 35 and 106 years old. 15 of the 403 patients (aged between 52 and 94 years old) had no known underlying health condition.