UK COVID-19 deaths top 36,000 as another 338 patients die

LONDON, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Another 338 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Wednesday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 36,042, the Department of Health and Social Care said Thursday.


A soldier from 2 Scots Royal Regiment of Scotland tests a key worker for the novel coronavirus Covid-19 at a drive-in testing centre at Glasgow Airport on April 29, 2020. (Photo; AFP)

The figures include deaths in all settings, including hospitals, care homes and the wider community.