More than 1000 people have now died across the UK during the pandemic
The number of people who have died in the UK after contracting coronavirus passed 1,000 today.
The jump in Covid-19-related deaths in the UK from 759 to 1,019 is an increase of 260 - by far the biggest day-on-day rise in the number of deaths since the outbreak began.
More than 120,000 coronavirus tests have taken place, with more than 17,000 positive results.
The latest figures come after Scottish Secretary Alister Jack revealed he had developed mild symptoms of coronavirus and was self-isolating.
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