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Coronavirus in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire: The latest on the outbreak

As of 1 April, 29,474 have tested positive for Coronavirus.

As of 5pm on 31 March, 2,352 of those hospitalised in the UK have died.

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Coronavirus claims lives of six more people across the region

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The number of people who have died from coronavirus across the UK has risen by 113 to 578. Six of those were in our region; four in Sheffield, one person in York and one in Chesterfield.

The bigger than expected rise in deaths is in part due to a change in the way the NHS records them and is over a longer period than the previous day.

It comes as Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced self-employed people will have 80% of their average earnings paid for by the government.

Meanwhile Humberside Police has created an online reporting portal where people can send details of those not following social distancing rules.

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