Confirmed COVID-19 cases in UK surpass one million mark

2020-10-31 at 22:09

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the UK has now surpassed the one million mark, according to the latest government figures.

On Saturday, the UK recorded 21,915 positive cases, slightly fewer than the 24,405 recorded the day before.

The country also recorded 326 COVID-related deaths on Saturday, up slightly from the 274 recorded on Friday.

The latest numbers brings the total number of cases recorded in the UK to 1,011,660.

Eight other countries have confirmed more than one million COVID-19 cases.