A five-year-old child has died after testing positive for coronavirus, NHS England has said. The child is among 637 people who have lost their lives to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in England. Of today’s new cases, the oldest patient was 104, and 40 had no known underlying conditions, aged between 48 and 93. .
Their families have been informed. Overall in the UK another 708 people have died after contracting coronavirus, taking the UK death toll to 4,313. .
It is another record daily rise since the beginning of the outbreak, following yesterday’s figures. A total of 41,903 people have now tested positive for Covid-19. .
The Scottish Government said 46 more people had passed away, bringing Scotland’s total to 218. A further 13 deaths were recorded in Wales, taking the country’s toll to 154, and Northern Ireland’s total rose by eight to 56. .
The latest figures come after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced he has written to opposition party leaders – including new Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer – inviting them to a briefing to set out a pathway through ‘this national emergency’. .
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