Covid-19 has seen a rise of more than 500 deaths in the last 24 hours.

The coronavirus outbreak has now claimed the lives of 2,352 people.

The latest update for Covid-19 fatalities in the UK have just been confirmed by the Department of Health and Social Care.

The number of deaths has risen by 563.

As of 9am today, a total of 152,979 people have been tested.

Of these, 29,474 tested positive.