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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: UK Death Toll up 15% After Care Home Fatalities Added

The Office for National Statistics has released a revised death toll for the UK up until April 3 which concludes that 6,235 people lost their lives to Covid-19, which is significantly higher than previously reported.

The all out number of passings from coronavirus is 15% higher than recently detailed, as indicated by figures from the Official of National Statistics (ONS).

The ONS figures incorporate all Covid-19 passings enrolled in England and Wales up to the week finishing April 3 – 6,235 – instead of simply those that happened in clinics.

The reconsidered figures were discharged around the same time it was declared that pace of advantages claims has soared.

Some 1.4million cases for Universal Credit have been made – multiple times the typical rate – alongside another 200,000 for Jobseekers’ Allowance or ESA since the coronavirus spread to the UK.

Recently Dominic Raab told the every day press preparation that the Government won’t lift the UK coronavirus lockdown this week.

The Foreign Secretary said the UK was still not “past the pinnacle of the infection” and included that “we don’t hope to roll out any improvements to the measures as of now set up” after logical warning gathering (SAGE) meets in the not so distant future.

It’s trusted Mr Raab will brief the nation on Thursday about expanding the lockdown for an additional three weeks.

The UK’s loss of life rose by 717 to 11,329 yesterday.

In the interim, the quantity of affirmed coronavirus cases worldwide has passed 2,000,000 as per a count from Johns Hopkins University.