United Kingdom recorded another 569 death from Coronavirus, thereby taking the UK death toll to 2,921.
Today’s jump in deaths is the biggest daily increase since the outbreak began, following another massive rise of 563 deaths yesterday.
It took 17 days for the number in the UK to pass 200, and has taken a further 12 days to nearly reach 3,000. The toll was updated by the Department of Health after Scotland recorded 50 more deaths.
A further 19 people were confirmed dead in Wales, while Northern Ireland recorded six more deaths today.
The UK coronavirus death toll has soared to 2,921 with 33,718 confirmed cases.