UK Corona Virus death toll grows by 917, reaching nearly 10,000


The latest death toll from the coronavirus in the United Kingdom has risen by 917 to 9,875 people, health officials said on Saturday.

The rise, which detailed the number of hospital deaths as of 4 p.m. local time on April 10, was lower than that reported on Friday.

The Department of Health also said 78,991 patients had tested positive for the virus as of 0800 GMT on Saturday. Britain is hoping the number of infections, hospital admissions and deaths will have reach their peak amid hopes of easing the country’s lockdown.