The UK coronavirus death toll has today passed 41,000 after 245 more people died - but new cases are at their lowest since lockdown.
At least 41,128 people have now died from Covid-19 in Britain - but the lockdown continues to be relaxed as new infections fall.
Another 1,003 people have tested positive for the deadly bug - taking the total number who have been infected to 290,143.
The number of people dying of the disease each day continues to fall steadily.
Today's 245 new deaths is a slight drop from the 286 announced yesterday - and more than 100 fewer than the 359 a week ago.
Infections are also decreasing. The 1,003 new cases is the lowest rise since the day of lockdown, when 967 people were diagnosed with the virus.