UK coronavirus death total rises by 569 as total reaches 2,921

The UK coronavirus death total has risen by 569 in the last 24 hours.

The current number of people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus is 2,921.

This figure refers to people who have been hospitalised in the UK after testing positive for Covid-19.

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It is correct as of 5pm on Wednesday, April 1.

As of 9am Thursday, April 2, 33,718 tested positive for coronavirus.

A total of 163,194 people have been tested in the UK.

10,657 tests were carried out yesterday in England.

Testing capacity for inpatient care in England currently stands at 12,799 tests per day.

The UK coronavirus death total has risen by 569 in the last 24 hours.