479 more people have died with coronavirus

The government said an additional 479 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the total for the UK to 58,030.

Separate figures published by the UK statistical offices for deaths with Covid-19 listed on the death certificate, along with additional data on deaths over the past few days, show that there have now been 73,000 deaths related to Covid-19 in the UK.

The government said there were an additional 15,871 laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK as of 9:00 am Saturday.

It brings the total number of cases in the UK to 1,605,172.

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