There were 22 more Covid-19 deaths in Birmingham and the Midlands today – including five in a Birmingham hospital.
University of Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust hospitals have recorded five new deaths from the Coronavirus.
University of Nottingham NHS Trust has confirmed five more deaths from Covid-19.
Four deaths have been recorded at University of North Midlands NHS Trust Hospitals.
Two deaths were recorded at Sandwell, West Birmingham NHS Trust, University of Derby Hospitals and the Burton NHS Foundation Trust.
There were other deaths at Royal Chesterfield Hospital, Shrewsbury Hospital, Telford and the Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust.
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust also confirmed another death.
The death toll in the UK rose by 103 today. The Ministry of Health announced that there were five more deaths related to Covid-19 in the most recent 24-hour reporting period in Northern Ireland and 727 new cases of the virus.
The death toll recorded by the department is now 658.
There were 34,832 confirmed cases in Northern Ireland, including 6,828 in the past seven days.
There are currently 342 patients with Covid-19 being treated in hospital, of whom 39 are in intensive care.
Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland has recorded one coronavirus death and 1,122 tests positive in the past 24 hours.
The prime minister told the Scottish government coronavirus that the number of deaths under this measure – of people who tested positive for the first time in the past 28 days – had risen to 2,701.
Sturgeon said 57,874 people have now tested positive for the virus in Scotland, up from 56,752 the previous day.
The daily test positive rate is 7.1%, down from 7.9% the day before.
Of the new cases, 428 are in Glasgow and Greater Clyde, 274 in Lanarkshire, 105 are in Lothian, and 97 are in Ayrshire and Aran.
There are 1,052 people in hospital who have been confirmed infected with the virus, an increase of 36 within 24 hours.
Of these patients, 90 are in intensive care, up four.
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