They increased by 545 in hospitals and nursing homes – the largest increase in a week, but the number of deaths continues to decline overall.
The latest death toll includes a seven-year-old child in England, officials said.
NHS England announced the tragic news earlier today.
Six of those who died in hospitals in England had no known underlying medical conditions. These victims were between 45 and 90 years old, the NHS said.
Secretary of the Environment George Eustice announced the total death toll across the UK in all settings as he presented the daily press conference on Downing Street Coronavirus tonight.
He said 35,341 people had died in hospitals, nursing homes and the wider community after testing positive for the coronavirus in the UK on Monday at 5 p.m., up 545 from 34,796 the Eve.
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In the 24-hour period until 9:00 am Tuesday, 89,784 tests were completed or dispatched, with a total of 2,412 positive results.
A total of 2,772,552 tests were performed and 248,818 cases were confirmed positive.
The latest daily death toll increased from 425 last week on Tuesday, May 12.
The daily toll was 453 on May 5, 653 on April 28, 873 on April 21 and 744 on April 14.
The death toll has generally increased after the weekend throughout the pandemic.
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But the true death toll in the country’s coronaviruses is much higher.
It is now estimated at more than 44,000, as new data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) revealed that the number of deaths is 10,000 more than the number of the government.
ONS data revealed that as of May 8, the number of Covid-19 deaths in England and Wales was 39,006, compared to 29,349 previously reported by the Department of Health.
This brings the actual death toll to over 44,000 when the deaths in Scotland and Northern Ireland are counted, and those confirmed by the NHS England after May 8.
Yesterday, the government expanded its eligibility for the Covid-19 test to anyone over the age of five with symptoms.
Boris Johnson’s government is preparing to relax lock-in restrictions on level three of its new Covid alert system.
The lockout has been relaxed for England only, as Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have avoided Mr Johnson’s transition from a ‘stay at home’ campaign to a ‘stay alert’ campaign “
In England, people are now allowed to exercise as many times as they like, meeting one person at a time from another household in the parks as long as they are within two meters of one another. ‘other, sunbathe and drive where they want.
People who cannot continue working from their homes have been encouraged to return to their places of work, raising concerns about social distancing guidelines and the safety of public transport.
However, Wales and Scotland have made it clear that people should not cross borders from England because leaders have refused to follow changes to England’s lock rules.
Families are also preparing to send children back to school from June 1, although some councils, including Liverpool, have defied government orders, saying it is not yet safe for students and teachers to return.