The death toll from the new coronavirus in hospitals across the United Kingdom has risen to 20,319, an increase of 813 in 24 hours, the latest data from the health ministry showed on Saturday.
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The deaths figures are as of 5 p.m.
Across the world more than 2,828,700 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, according to John’s Hopkins University.
So far, the virus has claimed more than 197,900 lives worldwide.
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-With files from Global News