A PATIENT has died at a Cumbria healthcare trust, in the biggest one-day Coronavirus (Covid-19) death toll rise yet.

The NHS announced this afternoon that one patient had died in the past 24 hours at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT).

The UHMBT patient was one of a further 83 people who, having tested positive for Covid-19, passed away today.

The total number of confirmed reported deaths in England is now 386.

There have so far been 422 deaths in the UK overall, with over 8,000 confirmed cases.