British coronavirus death toll rises to 7,097, up 938


People wearing protective face masks are seen in Clapham Common, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 8, 2020. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom coronavirus death toll rose by 938 to 7,097 people as of 1600 GMT on April 7, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

As of 0800 GMT on April 8, a total of 232,708 had been tested, of which 60,733 tested positive.

Reporting by Andy Bruce and William James; Editing by Alistair Smout


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