A further 21 people have died in the UK after contracting coronavirus, taking the total number of fatalities from Covid-19 to 44,819.
The government figures do not include all deaths involving Covid-19 across the UK, which are thought to have passed 55,000, according to Office for National Statistics data.
The numbers released by the government include all deaths recorded in hospitals, care homes and the wider community in people who have tested positive for coronavirus as of 5pm on Saturday.
The DHSC also said that in the 24-hour period up to 9am on Saturday, there had been a further 650 lab-confirmed UK cases of Covid-19.
Overall, a total of 289.603 cases have been confirmed.
A further 15 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 29,066, NHS England said.
Patients were aged between 72 and 96 years old.
One patient, aged 96, had no known underlying health conditions.
There have been no new coronavirus deaths in Scotland for a fourth day in a row but the number of new cases has climbed to a three week high.
A total of 2,490 people have died in Scotland after testing positive for coronavirus, no change on Saturday’s figure.
The latest Scottish Government figures on Sunday show 19 new cases have been recorded, bringing the total number of people testing positive for the virus to 18,359.
This is the highest number of new cases since 26 were announced on June 21.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has welcomed figures showing there were no Covid-19 deaths in Scotland in the last 24 hours but said a rise in cases would be "closely examined".
On Twitter, she wrote: "Another day y’day with no registered deaths of people who had tested positive for Covid-19."
"New cases though – 12 more than yesterday. We can expect to see daily variation – but as on Friday, these are being closely examined. And it’s a reminder that the virus hasn’t gone away," she added.
There are no new deaths of people who tested positive for Covid-19 in Wales, with the number remaining at 1,541, Public Health Wales said.
The total number of coronavirus cases in Wales increased by 16 to 15,962.
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