The UK coronavirus death toll has today, Sunday, 3 May 2020 reach 28,446 as 315 people were confirmed dead in the UK hospitals according to Michael Gove.
The alarming figure of confirmed death today has thrown the country into one of the worst-hit nations in the world, with a growing number of 186,599 cases of the virus.
If the tide is not checked, Britain will become the worst affected nation in Europe, as the UK coronavirus death is fast closing that of Italy which sits at 28,710 death rate currently.
Following NHS England publication today, April 8 remains the day with the highest number hospital deaths on a single day, with a total of 867 death rate.
There was a fresh case of five confirmed coronavirus deaths in Northern Ireland, according to the Department of Health, placing the total numbers of deaths in the region at 381.
While in Wales according to The Sun, up to 14 people were confirmed dead after testing positive for the coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths in the area to 983.
The publication reported that 174 people tested positive for the Covid-19, a number that placed the total number of confirmed cases to 10,329.
Scotland has a total of 1,571 patients who have died after they were confirmed to have the coronavirus, establishing an increase of 12 more death since Saturday.
Confirmed positive cases in Scottish have also soared as Health Secretary Jeane Freeman announced that 12,097 people have now tested positive for the virus in Scotland, which is a rise of 170 from 11,927 the previous day.