UK records 427 more coronavirus deaths

# 19:38
1 May 2020

The UK has today announced 427 more coronavirus deaths, taking Britain's official fatality toll to 27,180, APA reports citing Daily Mail. 

NHS England confirmed another 352 COVID-19 victims in hospitals. But the number of deaths elsewhere in the community has yet to be revealed.

Scotland today announced 40 more fatalities, Northern Ireland posted 18 and Wales recorded 17 more - all three of the counts include care home deaths. 

The Department of Health has yet to post the official daily update, which takes into account all fatalities outside of hospital. It does not provide a clear daily breakdown of how many occurred in different settings, such as hospitals.