The number of people who have died in hospital from the coronavirus has reached 16,060, the Department for Health and Social Care has announced.
This is an increase of 596.
As of 9am 19 April, 482,063 tests have concluded, with 21,626 tests on 18 April.
372,967 people have been tested of which 120,067 tested positive.
As of 5pm on 18 April, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 16,060 have sadly died. pic.twitter.com/sO9IRInBsu
— Department of Health and Social Care (@DHSCgovuk) April 19, 2020
One person in Northern Ireland has died in a hospital setting with coronavirus in the past day, the Public Health Agency has said.
This brings the total number of confirmed deaths in hospital settings in the region to 194.
A further 159 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 in Northern Ireland, the PHA added.
It brings the total number of people who have tested positive in the region so far to 2,645.