In the UK for the day from coronavirus infection has died 938, announced April 8 on Twitter the Department of health and social protection.
This is the highest figure of daily deaths since the epidemic began.
The country already 7097 people have died from the effects of infection by SARS-CoV-2 (fourth largest in the world).
The number of positive tests COVID-19 rose 5492. Only in the United Kingdom revealed 60 of 733 cases (eighth in the world).
The Department emphasizes that the data on deaths are presented on the evening of 7 April, about the infected – on the morning of the 8th.
As of 9am April 8, 282,074 tests have concluded, with 14,682 tests on 7 April.
232,708 people have been tested of which 60,733 tested positive.
As of 5pm on 7 April, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 7,097 have sadly died. pic.twitter.com/bWOBsyrrrs
— Department of Health and Social Care (@DHSCgovuk) April 8, 2020