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UK COVID-19 death toll rises 282 to 36,675

UK COVID-19 death toll rises 282 to 36,675
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People are seen in Trafalgar Square, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain, May 23, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom’s death toll from confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose by 282 to 36,675, the government said.

“Tragically, 36,675 people have now died,” Transport Secretary Grant Shapps told reporters at a Downing Street briefing. The government publishes the death toll based on those who definitely had COVID-19; broader figures based on suspected COVID-19 deaths give a bigger toll.
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