UK coronavirus hospital deaths have risen by 93 in the lowest Tuesday jump during lockdown.
England reported 79 new deaths, Wales had eight, Scotland recorded five, and Northern Ireland had one.
Public Health Wales said a further eight people had died after testing positive for Covid-19, taking the total number of deaths to 1,456, while the total number of cases increased by 65 to 14,869.
One death with coronavirus has been has been recorded in Northern Ireland, bringing the total reported by the Department of Health to 542.
There were two new confirmed cases of the virus, bringing the total to 4,854 since the pandemic began.
A total of 2,453 patients have died in Scotland after testing positive for coronavirus, up by five from 2,448 on Monday, Nicola Sturgeon said.
Speaking at the Scottish Government’s coronavirus briefing, the First Minister said 18,045 people have tested positive for the virus in Scotland, up by 15 from 18,030 the previous day.
There are 986 people in hospital with confirmed or suspected Covid-19, an increase of 116.
Of these patients, 19 were in intensive care, an increase of one.
The coronavirus reproduction rate, or R rate, may have risen above one in parts of England, government scientists have said.