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UK coronavirus death toll surpasses 32,000
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UK coronavirus death toll surpasses 32,000

    The UK death toll for coronavirus has risen to 32,065 after an increase of 210, the government has announced. The total number of Covid-19 infections jumped to 223,060 on Monday morning, according to Department of Health figures. This is an increase of 3,877 compared to a day earlier. Announcing the new death toll, the government said 32,065 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community as of 5pm on Sunday after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK. A total of 100,490 tests for Covid-19 were carried out on Sunday, according to the health ministry, bringing the cumulative total overall to 1,921,770. Boris Johnson used an address to the nation on Sunday evening to outline steps to ease the lockdown that has been imposed since 23 March. The ...