The UK coronavirus daily death toll has risen by 178, the lowest for over two months. Another 178 people lost their lives to Covid-19 in the latest 24 hour period, according to official government figures.
However, cases did see a small rise on yesterday and last Monday at 10,641. This time last week there were 9,765 new infections recorded and yesterday there were 9,834.
Monday last week there were 230 deaths. The counts tend to be lower on Sundays and Mondays due to a lag in reporting. The latest hospital death tally from across the UK shows a decline of almost a quarter on last week's total, with 24 percent less fatalities.Read more on mirror.co.uk