Official balance points to 42,592 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
British health officials announced on Thursday an increase of 17,000 infected by Covid-19, totaling 561,815 cases since the start of the pandemic.
So far, 42,592 people have died in British territory following infection with the new coronavirus, 77 more deaths in the last 24 hours.
According to the UK Ministry of Health, there are 3,412 hospitalized people, 442 of whom are in intensive care.
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