A FURTHER 46 people have died after being diagnosed with Covid-19 in England. 

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus has increased by 46 to 303 over the past 24 hours.

The news comes after 37 deaths were confirmed on Sunday.

NHS England said the patients whose deaths were announced today were aged between 47 and 105 years old and had underlying health conditions.

The regional breakdown on today's firgures is not yet known, but Hampshire has the highest number of cases outside London.

Updates as they come.