A teenager, aged 13, has died after testing positive for coronavirus despite having no known underlying health conditions.
NHS England confirmed a further 315 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths reported in hospitals to 80,739.
Patients were aged between 13 and 103. All except 26, aged between 13 and 96, had known underlying health conditions.
The deaths were between April 18 2020 and February 18 2021.
There were 42 other deaths reported with no positive Covid-19 test result.
Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have now been 139,000 deaths involving Covid-19 in the UK.
The Government also said that, as of 9am on Friday, there had been a further 12,027 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK.
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It brings the total in the UK to 4,095,269.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce on Monday his “road map” for easing lockdown restrictions in England.
His decisions over how and when restrictions may be lifted will be informed by the latest Covid-19 data, which he and his colleagues will be examining closely over the weekend.
In Liverpool coronavirus cases have continued to drop but rates vary widely around the city.
In Central, the ward with the lowest level of coronavirus, rates sat at 59.8 cases per 100,000 people in the week up to February 15.
But those in Fazakerley are more than seven times that.
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The north Liverpool ward has a rate of 387 cases per 100,000 people over the same period and recorded 63 cases in those seven days.
It has by far the highest rate in the city, considerably higher than Belle Vale and Speke-Garston, which come second and third.
The council’s daily Covid-19 report said that the rate in the city currently stands at 180.7 per 100,000.