The figures from UK public health bodies show 649 people have died in the UK in the last day after testing positive for coronavirus.

The numbers take the total number of people who have died to 30,076.

The number of tests conducted in the last day was 69,463 - well below the government's daily target of 100,000 and below yesterday's figure of 84,806.

In the daily COVID-19 press conference, Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick also announced that vital building safety work can now resume.

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