It means 92 deaths from the disease have been reported in the past week, down 37 per cent on the previous seven-day period.
Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been 152,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
Health officials also said that, as of 9am on Tuesday, there had been a further 1,946 lab-confirmed cases in the UK. It brings the total to 4,423,796.
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