Covid: More than 30,000 new cases reported in the UK and 86 deaths

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A further 86 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19, according to the latest government figures.

It brings the UK total to 130,086.

Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have now been 155,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.

The latest data on cases shows there had been a further 30,215 lab-confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UK as of 9am on Thursday.

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A total of 69 new deaths were reported in England, as well as 26,512 new cases.


In Scotland the death toll rose by 11, with 1,381 new Covid cases reported.


Public Health Wales reported three new Covid deaths and 681 new cases.

Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland, cases rose by 1,641 and three new deaths were reported.