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Coronavirus: UK COVID-19 deaths increase by 143, official figures show | UK News



The number of people reported to have died with coronavirus has gone up by 143, bringing the total number of deaths in the UK to 43,018, according to government figures.

The number is the highest daily figure since June and comes as parts of the country are facing tougher social distancing restrictions under a new three-tiered alert system.

The amount of positive cases reported in the last 24 hours has gone up by 17,234, taking the total to 634,920.

The figure is up from 13,972 on Monday.

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