With More than 32,000 Coronavirus Deaths So Far, UK Overtakes Italy’s Toll

A member of the military tests a person at a coronavirus test centre in the car park of Chessington World of Adventures as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, Chessington, Britain, London, Britain,

A member of the military tests a person at a coronavirus test centre in the car park of Chessington World of Adventures as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, Chessington, Britain, London, Britain,

The UK now only stands behind the USA with 68,700 deaths, the largest single-country toll.

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  • Last Updated: May 5, 2020, 8:36 PM IST

The number of people killed by the coronavirus in the United Kingdom stands at 32,313, according to official figures on Tuesday, the second highest death toll in the world.

Figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Britain had now overtaken Italy, which has reported 29,029 fatalities, and now only stands behind the US with 68,700 deaths, the largest single-country toll.

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