Wednesday, April 21

English coronavirus death toll rises 403 to 4,897, health service says

A homeless person wearing a protective face mask and gloves is seen in Sparkhill as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, Birmingham, Britain, April 6, 2020. REUTERS/Carl Recine

LONDON (Reuters) – England’s hospital death toll from the coronavirus rose by 403 to 4,897, the National Health Service said.

The health service said 15 of the 403 patients had no known underlying health conditions.