THE number of coronavirus deaths in the UK has risen by 381 in just 24 hours.

This is the largest number of deaths in a single day in the United Kingdom so far.

All were aged between 19 and 98, and all but 28 had underlying health conditions.

As of 9am on March 31, a total of 143,186 people have been tested of which 25,150 tested positive.

As of 5pm on March 30, of those hospitalised in the UK, 1,789 have died.