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News ID: 50356
Publish Date: 21:04 - 26 January 2021
Tuesday, 26 January 2021 (YJC)_ More than 100,000 people in the UK have died after catching coronavirus.

Over 100,000 coronavirus-related deaths recorded in UKMore than 100,000 people in the UK have died after catching coronavirus, as the toll of a second wave sweeping across the country continues to be felt.

A further 1,631 people were reported to have died within 28 days of testing positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the total number to 100,162 since the start of the pandemic.

The government figures were released after the Office for National Statistics (ONS) - which uses a different counting method - this morning said the number had already passed 100,000.

Another 20,089 people tested positive for the virus on Tuesday, which is the lowest daily rise in cases so far this year.

On 11 November 2020, the UK had recorded 50,000 deaths with COVID-19. It has taken just 76 days for that figure to double.

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