Coronavirus news live – UK death toll at 38,489 and some primary schools reopen

A further 113 have died with coronavirus in the UK, bringing the overall death toll – as of Sunday – to 38,489.

The official death count includes the number of deaths recorded in hospitals, as well as in care homes.

Meanwhile, some lockdown measures have been eased from today, meaning people in England can gather in groups of up to six outdoors, while more than two million ‘shielders’ will be allowed outside for the first time in months.

Those deemed ‘clinically vulnerable’ must remain at home.

The Prime Minister also gave the green light for nurseries and other early years settings to reopen and pupils in reception, year one and year six to go back today.

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Here, we bring you the live updates on the latest news, developments and guidance on the Covid-19 pandemic.

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