There has been no change in the numbers of people in hospital with a confirmed case - 646, with 16 being treated in intensive care.
Speaking at the government coronavirus briefing, Ms. Freeman said zero deaths in 24 hours was "positive news", but urged people not to read the figure too much and continue to meet blocking restrictions.
"We know that fewer deaths tend to be registered at the weekend than on other days of the week; it is still very likely that further Covid-19 deaths will be reported in the days ahead".
In the 24-hour period up to 9am on Friday, 207,231 tests for the disease were carried out or dispatched with 1,650 positive results.
These were the details of the news UK's death toll from confirmed Covid-19 cases tops 40,000 for this day.
It means the total recorded by NHS Highlands goes up to 339.Читайте также: Curfew lifted in LA County amid peaceful protests — George Floyd’s death
The national coronavirus task force said Saturday that 197 people died over the past day, sharply up from 144 a day earlier.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman warned that fewer deaths were recorded on weekends and warned that there were still "probable" deaths.
According to the NHS England figures, 19 of the new deaths took place in May, four occurred in April, and the remaining one death took place on March 25.
More than 6.77 million people have been reported infected with the new coronavirus globally and 395,053 have died, a Reuters tally showed.
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