CORONAVIRUS deaths in the UK have jumped to more than 20,700 after 413 people lost their lives to the disease – the lowest daily rise this month.
Positive cases have also risen to 152,840 from 148,377 as Britain prepares to enter week five of drastic lockdown measures.
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The government today confirmed there have been 20,732 total deaths in hospital from the disease in the UK.
Today's jump of 413 is the lowest daily increase in deaths this month after 439 people lost their lives on April 6.
But there is usually a lag in reporting the figures over the weekend so the number could rise again next week.
In England today, 336 more people have died – bringing the total number of deaths in hospital to 18,420.
NHS England confirmed the latest victims were aged between 28 and 100 – with 22 having no underlying health conditions.
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