A further 424 people have died and 21,672 have been infected with the corona virus in the UK.
The overall death toll has risen to 63,082 after a positive test by the Department of Health.
Where Kovit-19 is mentioned in the death certificate, that number rises to 73,125.
Statistics show that daily deaths have dropped by 5% since the previous seven days.
However, the number of hospital admissions has risen by almost 6% compared to last week, and the number of those who have tested positive has increased by 17%.
Statistics to worry about today also showed the UK’s R number The country’s corona virus outbreak is on the rise again in the latest sign that it is getting worse.
Sage’s latest estimate holds the important person at 0.9 to 1.0 – up from 0.8 to 1.0 last week.
For the first time in eight weeks R – each Kovit-19 positive individuals representing the average number of people going to be infected – was chosen upwards.
When this number is above 1, scientists warn that the eruption could grow exponentially.
Yesterday Health Secretary Matt Hancock declared all high school students in the worst-affected areas Can be tested for Covit-19.
This includes London, Kent and some major cities in Essex.
Statistics show that the virus is growing rapidly among 11-18 year olds in London, while the rate among adults is ‘broadly flat’, he said.
He unveiled the plan amid fears that London could sink layer three before Christmas as corona virus rates continue to rise.
The layout system, which changed the national lockout on December 2, is set for its first review on December 16.
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