The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Essex has reached 1371, with 134 in Thurrock, 156 in Southend and 1081 in Essex County Council authority area.

Nationally, the UK total is 60,733 cases with 7,097 deaths, with 50,756 cases and 6,483 deaths in Essex.

Health bosses say there are now 4.565 cases and 296 deaths in Scotland, Wales has 4.073 positive cases and 245 deaths and Northern Island has 1,339 cases and 73 deaths.