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The number of people who have died in the UK after testing positive forcoronavirus has risen to 41,698 – an increase of 36 over 24 hours.
It is the lowest daily increase in the national death toll since lockdown began, but figures are frequently underreported over the weekend.
Since the end of April, the government’s daily announcement has included people in care homes and the community, rather than just in hospital, who have died.
But only those who had tested positive for Covid-19 are included, meaning anyone who died with a suspected case won’t be recorded.
The figures cover the period up to 5pm on Saturday.
It comes after the number of people who have died in hospitals across the UK, as well as care homes in Wales, after contracting the virus rose by 31 in 24 hours.
That increase consisted of 27 in England, one in Scotland and three in Wales. Northern Ireland reported no deaths in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, as of 9am on Sunday, 6,772,602 tests for coronavirus have been carried out, but the number of people tested will be lower as a significant number of patients are tested more than once.
A total 295,889 people have tested positive for Covid-19.