The NHS has announced a further six patients have died with Covid-19 in hospitals in the Anglia region.
It follows 11 deaths declared by hospitals on Thursday, which was the highest daily figure in the area for more than two weeks.
The latest deaths occurred at Bedford Hospital, at Northampton General Hospital and at the Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Trust.
The total number of patients dying in the hospitals in the Anglia region is 4,131 and the total number of deaths in all settings, including care home, hospices and in the community as well as in hospitals is 5,957.
The total figure includes people who have died without a positive test for Covid-19 but where the condition was declared on death certificates.
The UK death toll has increased to 45,233, after a further 114 people died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus.
The confirmation that the daily death rate is once against in triple figures, comes on the day Boris Johnson announced further steps in his plan to ease lockdown in England.
Hospitals or NHS Trusts in the Anglia region with more than 100 coronavirus deaths
Figures from NHS England to 5pm on Thursday 16 July 2020 released on Friday
369 - West Hertfordshire NHS Trust including Watford General (unchanged since yesterday)
353 - East Suffolk & North Essex (unchanged) which includes hospitals in Aldeburgh, Colchester, Felixstowe and Ipswich
306 - Basildon Hospital (unchanged)
304 - Northampton General Hospital (up 1)
282 - Luton & Dunstable Hospital (unchanged)
247 - Southend Hospital (unchanged)
235 - NW Anglia, Peterborough & Hinchingbrooke (unchanged)
223 - Bedford Hospital (up 2)
217 - Kettering General Hospital (unchanged)
201 - Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow (unchanged)
196 - Mid Essex, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford (unchanged)
165 - East & North Herts Trust including the Lister Hospital, Stevenage (unchanged)
148 - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn (unchanged)
124 - Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge (unchanged)
123 - Norfolk & Norwich Hospital (unchanged)
117 - James Paget Hospital, Gorleston (unchanged)
104 - Milton Keynes Hospital (unchanged)
195 - Deaths in hospitals in the East of England attributed to Covid-19 on the death certificate but without a positive test (an increase of 1 since yesterday)
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