Sheffield's coronavirus death toll rises again and child aged five loses life

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Sheffield’s coronavirus death toll has risen again, with 33 patients now having died in city hospitals since the outbreak began.

As of 9am today, 183,190 people had been tested across the UK and 41,903 were confirmed to have Covid-19.

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The UK death toll stood at 4,313 as of 5pm yesterday.

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In a statement, NHS England said 637 people had died in England over the 24 hours since its previous figures were released, with the youngest victim just five years old.

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“A further 637 people, who tested positive for the Coronavirus have died, bringing the total number of confirmed reported deaths in hospitals in England to 3,939,” it said.

Patients were aged between five years and 104 years old.

“Forty of the 637 patients, aged between 48 and 93 years old, had no known underlying health condition.”

People can only currently leave their homes for food, medical appointments and supplies, exercise and essential travel to work.

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