Sky News: The number of UK coronavirus infections have topped 5,000 as 233 die


Dec 11, 2018
More than 5,000 people in the UK have now been infected with coronavirus.

It comes as the number of COVID-19-related deaths has risen to 233 after 53 more fatalities were announced in England.

NHS England said the patients who died were aged between 41 and 94 and all had underlying health conditions.

Wales's number of dead has risen to five, Scotland's now stands at seven and Northern Ireland's remains at one.

In the UK, there has been a rise of 1,035 confirmed cases in a day to 5,018.

The capital now has 90 deaths, followed by 42 in the South East, 32 in the West Midlands, 19 in the North West, 12 in the South West, nine in the East Midlands, eight in Yorkshire and the Humber and four in the North East.