The UK's coronavirus hospital death toll has increased by 789 – the highest death toll recorded on a Saturday since May.
The total number of hospital deaths now stands at 65,399.
This number is a huge leap from recent Saturdays as 479 were recorded on January 2, 196 on December 26, 432 on December 19, 393 on December 12 and on December 5 there were 368 deaths, the Mirror report.
On Friday – exactly two weeks from Christmas Day – the UK saw its highest ever death toll in all settings since the pandemic began with a record 1,325.
link source - Derby Telegraph