TODAY, the UK experienced its biggest daily increase in COVID-19 deaths since the outbreak began, with a further 181 people dying from the virus.

It brings the total UK death toll to 759.

Confirmed cases in Bradford also rose from 23 to 29, according to today's figures from Public Health England, while there are now 80 confirmed cases in Leeds, 33 in Kirklees, 11 in Calderdale and 34 in Wakefield.

Nationally, Birmingham is the local authority with the highest number of coronavirus cases, at 366, followed by Hampshire (317), Southwark (290), Sheffield (286) and Lambeth (276).

These latest figures come on a day where Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that he has tested positive for coronavirus, as did Health Secretary Matt Hancock. Both said that they are now self-isolating.