UK deaths rise to 465 in last 24 hours

A sign provides directions to a so-called 'Coronavirus Pod' at a hospital in London, Britain. EPA-EFE/ANDY RAIN

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The number of people who have died in the UK after contracting coronavirus has risen by 43 to 465.

It represents the smallest rise in the number of deaths since 17 March – more than a week ago.

But there was the biggest increase in the number of infections across the UK – up 1,542 to 9,529.

In England, 28 people died in the last 24 hours.

There were four deaths at Barts Health NHS Trust in London and four others at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.

Those who died include a 47-year-old who did not have an underlying health condition.

The others who died, including one person aged 93, did have underlying health conditions.

The UK’s coronavirus numbers as it stands:

England – 414 deaths and 7,973 confirmed cases

Scotland – 22 deaths and 719 confirmed cases

Wales – 22 deaths and 628 confirmed cases

Northern Ireland – seven deaths and 209 confirmed cases

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