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Saudi Press Agency

UK COVID-19 death toll rises above 32,000

Saudi Press Agency

Tuesday 1441/9/12 - 2020/05/05

LONDON, May 05, 2020, SPA -- More than 32,000 people in the United Kingdom have died with suspected COVID-19, the highest official toll yet reported in Europe, according to data published on Tuesday.

Reuters quoted the Office for National Statistics as saying that 29,648 deaths had taken place as of April 24 in England and Wales with COVID-19 mentioned in death certificates, including deaths for Scotland and Northern Ireland, the official toll now stands at 32,313. That is more than Italy, previously Europe's worst hit country, though its toll does not include suspected cases.

-- SPA
12:52 LOCAL TIME 09:52 GMT
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