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The number of people who have died in UK hospitals after contracting coronavirus has risen to 9,875 – an increase of 917 over 24 hours.
The figures cover the period up to 5pm on Friday, but the true number of deaths may be significantly different. Here’s a quick primer on what all the different numbers mean and how to understand them.
Meanwhile, as of 9am on Saturday, 269,598 people have been tested for coronavirus, with 78,991 coming back positive.
As of 9am 11 April, 334,974 tests have concluded, with 18,091 tests on 10 April.
269,598 people have been tested of which 78,991 tested positive.
As of 5pm on 10 April, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 9,875 have sadly died. pic.twitter.com/c0Bqs0JeUC
— Department of Health and Social Care (@DHSCgovuk) April 11, 2020
NHS England said on Saturday a further 823 people have died in hospital in England after testing positive for coronavirus, bringing the total deaths there to 8,937.
Patients were aged between 11 and 102 years old and 33 of the 823 patients (aged between 29 and 94 years old) had no known underlying health condition.