THE daily number of coronavirus deaths in the UK has dropped with 589 new fatalities registered in the last 24 hours.
It is down from 791 on Wednesday and 873 on Tuesday, and is the third-lowest single-day total since April 6.
It takes Britain’s death toll to 18,796.
England reported 514 deaths on Thursday, Scotland (58) and Wales (17). Northern Ireland had not yet given an update on its totals.