UK coronavirus death toll rises by 43

The latest figures came amid reports the Government is readying to next week announce a further easing of Covid-19 lockdown measures in England from July 4 onwards. Meanwhile, in Scotland, no deaths of patients who have tested positive for coronavirus were registered in the past 24 hours, the regional Government's latest figures showed. There were four new cases confirmed through tests conducted in health trust labs in the region, taking the caseload recorded by the facilities since the outbreak began to 4,870.