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Another 519 people have died from Covid in English hospitals bringing total to 64,025

Another 519 die from Covid as 21,502 test positive for virus – a rise of 122 on last week’s death toll

Another 519 people have died from Covid-19 as a further 21,502 tested positive for the virus.

It means the number of Britons lost to the disease has hit 64,025, with overall infections since March at 1,830,957.

The NHS England figures are up by 122 on last Saturday, when 315 were recorded to have died, as well as yesterday’s tally of 275.

It means the number of Britons lost to the disease has hit 64,025, with overall infections since March at 1,830,957

Patients were aged between 38 and 102. All except 11, aged between 63 and 93, had known underlying health conditions.

The deaths were between November 7 and December 11. Thirteen other deaths were reported with no positive Covid-19 test result.

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