Harrods will keep its food halls and pharmacy open to continue providing “essential services”, but the rest of the store will shut from 7pm on Friday.
It comes as business groups and union leaders brainstormed idea to protect jobs until late in the night.
The coronavirus pandemic has pushed millions of businesses, the engine of the UK economy, to the brink as revenues and profits are under pressure.
They were aged between 50 and 99-years old and all had underlying health conditions.
Later today the figure of confirmed cases will be released, on Thursday the number stood at 3,269 confirmed cases.