UK COVID-19 confirmed death toll rises by 324 to 39,369

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom's death toll from people who tested positive for COVID-19 has risen by 324 to 39,369, the government said on Tuesday.

A separate tally of deaths using official data sourced from each of the United Kingdom's four countries, drawn mostly from death certificate data and including suspected cases, showed a total of nearly 50,000 earlier on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Stephen Addison)