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Coronavirus death toll in UK jumps to 578, up 115

LONDON, March 26 (Reuters) - A further 115 people have died in the United Kingdom after testing positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths to 578, the government said on Thursday.

The number of confirmed cases rose to 11,658 on Thursday from 9,529 on Wednesday. (Reporting by Andy Bruce, writing by William James; editing by Stephen Addison)