The UK has reported a further 428 deaths across the UK on Thursday, with the total now standing at 33,614 according to governments figures.
The UK now has 233,151 confirmed cases of coronavirus as 3,446 more people tested positive in 24 hours with the virus.
Wales recorded a further 10 deaths, Scotland 34 and Northern Ireland had five, whilst England saw a total of 379.
The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the UK remains one of the top 10 countries in the world that is reporting a high daily death toll, despite the figures falling, as Europe’s figures are dramatically falling.
During a virtual briefing, the WHO regional director for Europe Dr Hans Kluge warned the UK was remained in the top 10 countries reporting high cases over a single day.
Dr Kluge said, “Across the European region we’re seeing an overall slowing of the pandemic. But this remains a time of sorrow for many.”
According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) they suggest that the true number of deaths is most likely above 45,000.