In total, 439,013 cases of coronavirus have now been recorded in the UK after another 4,044 cases were reported on Monday.
Since the start of the pandemic, there have been over 33 million cases across the world, and more than 1 million people have died after catching the virus.
The rising numbers come as restrictions are further tightened across the UK.
It is now illegal for people in the North East to mix with others outside their household in any sitting.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced the update in rules at the House of Commons on Monday, where he said: ‘At the request of the local councils, with whom we’ve been working closely, we will introduce legal restrictions on indoor mixing between households in any setting.’
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- Coronavirus has now killed more than 1,000,000 people worldwide
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- Coronavirus cases rise is every London borough
- Pub landlords must stop drinkers ‘singing and dancing’ or face £1,000 fine
- Mixing with other households is now illegal in the North East
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