The death toll of coronavirus patients who have died in UK hospitals has reached 31,128 after 164 more patients died.
NHS England reported 143 more hospital deaths from coronavirus, another
12 patients have died in hospitals in Scotland, seven more patients have
died in Wales and two more people died in Northern Ireland.
The latest 143 deaths in English hospitals has brought the total number of confirmed reported deaths there to 26,865.
A total of 2,375 patients have died in Scotland after testing positive
for coronavirus, up by 12 from 2,363 on Monday, Nicola Sturgeon said.
Speaking at the Scottish Government’s coronavirus briefing, the First
Minister said 15,471 people have tested positive for the virus in
Scotland, up by 53 from 15,418 the day before.