LONDON: The death toll from coronavirus in the UK has risen to 335, said the official website of the UK government.
As on 23 March, a total of 83,945 people have been tested and 6,650 were confirmed positive.
And as on March 23, 335 patients in the United Kingdom, who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), have died.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday that people will not be leaving their homes except for a “very limited” reasons.
The PM has imposed the most stringent restrictions seen in Britain since the end of World War II.
In a remarkable televised statement on Monday evening, Johnson said that police will break up public gatherings and fine people flouting rules in the growing coronavirus pandemic.
Except funerals, places of worship, shops and gym will all close and social events including weddings will be postponed.
“From this evening I must give the British people a very simple instruction — you must stay at home,” Johnson said.
“Because the critical thing we must do is stop the disease spreading between households,” said Boris.