NHS England recorded 740 more deaths on Thursday who died in hospital who were aged between 28 and 104-years old.
40 of those deaths had no underlying health conditions. Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales all had a combined death toll of 130.
England has 12,396 deaths, Scotland have 779, Wales with 495 and Northern Ireland recorded a total of 158.
The number of confirmed coronavirus case in the UK today have reached 103,093, the Department of Health said that “327,608 people have been tested for the virus, of which 103,093 had tested positive, as of 9am on Thursday.”
Scotland’s First Minister said on Thursday that lockdown measures are to stay in place for a further three weeks, with a further decision to be made on 7 May.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have said there is some 75% more coronavirus related deaths in March than was officially recorded.
Over half were in Care Homes, hospices and peoples own homes.
The Health Minister Nadine Dorries has created chaos in government and with the public after insisting there will be a “full lockdown” until a vaccine is found.
In a very unusual break away from Downing Streets official line, Dorries has placed the government into chaos as the lockdown will not be lifted until the end of 2021.
Professor Lawrence Gostin of public health at Johns Hopkins University, said that the world’s “interconnected society” means that more coronavirus outbreaks will happen.
Professor Gostin told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, “Covid-19 is about to march through subsaharan Africa and perhaps the Indian subcontinent like an avalanche.
Professor Fergusson said mass testing is the only key to ease the lockdown measures as only then will the government know how many people actually have the virus, or are now immune.
The Professor from Imperial College London has called on the government for “decisions to be accelerated.”
People in the UK have been warned that they will be going no where this year for a holiday in the EU as leader will keep their borders closed until the end of the year.
The French President, Emmanuel Macron has told the bloc to keep borders shut until, at least the end of September.