London — Another 891 people have lost their life after contracting coronavirus, taking the UK death toll to at least 7,978, the Foreign Secretary has confirmed.
Today’s jump in deaths is one of the biggest daily increases since the outbreak began, following a massive rise of 938 yesterday and 854 on Tuesday.
The toll was updated after England recorded another 765 deaths.
Scotland reported 81 deaths, while 41 were recorded in Wales and four in Northern Ireland, The Metro writes.
A Number 10 spokesman says: “The prime minister has been moved this evening from intensive care back to the ward, where he will receive close monitoring during the early phase of his recovery.
“He is in extremely good spirits.”