980 COVID-19 Deaths In UK In A Day, Fatalities Reach 8,000 Mark

Coronavirus cases in UK: The number of confirmed cases inside UK has climbed to more than 65,000.

980 COVID-19 Deaths In UK In A Day, Fatalities Reach 8,000 Mark

This is the highest coronavirus death count recorded in UK so far in one day (File)

London:

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Friday that Britain had recorded 980 deaths from coronavirus in the 24-hour period since the last report, the highest daily count yet.

It brings the total number of fatalities from COVID-19 in UK hospitals to nearly 8,000, while the number of confirmed cases inside the country climbed to more than 65,000.

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