828 more people have died from Covid-19 in England 1 month ago

828 more people have died from Covid-19 in England

It has risen from yesterday's figure of 758.

828 more people have died from Covid-19 in England, taking the death toll to 6,483.

The latest figures count newly-confirmed deaths of hospital patients who have Covid-19, reported up until 5pm on Tuesday.

Patients were aged between 22 and 103, and 46 of them (aged 35 to 96) had no known underlying health condition.

The figures, released by NHS England, are up from the 758 deaths reported on Tuesday.

Health authorities in Scotland have also reported 70 new deaths and Wales has reported 33.

The number of deaths linked to coronavirus in a hospital setting in Northern Ireland has risen to 78, after five more deaths were reported on Wednesday.

The Department of Health is expected to publish an update on the total figures for the whole of the UK on Wednesday afternoon.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains in intensive care on Wednesday, where it's said he is receiving oxygen but is not on a ventilator.

"The PM remains clinically stable and is responding to treatment," a statement from Downing Street said.

"He continues to be cared for in the intensive care unit of St Thomas’ hospital and is in good spirits.”