LONDON

The number of cases of coronavirus in the U.K. has risen to 373, health officials said Tuesday.

The number was accurate as of 9 am (0900GMT), the Department of Health said.

The department also confirmed the sixth coronavirus death in the U.K.

“Sadly, we can confirm that a man who was being cared for at Watford General hospital, and had tested positive for Covid-19, has died,” a statement from the West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust said.

The number of infected people in the U.K. has so far shown an initial increase similar to various European countries, including Germany and

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