Just over 65,000 deaths from Covid-19 have now occurred in the UK, the latest figures show.
A total of 61,498 deaths have been recorded in the UK so far, with Covid-19 mentioned on the death certificate. This comes from reports released last week by the Office for National Statistics, the National Records of Scotland and the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research agency.
Since these figures were compiled, an additional 3,191 deaths are known in England, 77 in Scotland, 209 in Wales and 49 in Northern Ireland. This comes from additional data published on the government’s coronavirus dashboard.
Taken together, these totals mean that there have been 65,024 deaths from Covid-19 in the UK to date.