Coronavirus news LIVE: Death toll rises to 1,448 in UK as Prince William hopes to join frontline Covid-19 fight

AT least 40 more people have died from coronavirus in the UK, taking the death toll up to 1448, as hidden deaths at home were revealed today.

The figures from the Office for National Statistics do not include Northern Ireland and Scotland.

This comes after it was revealed Prince William is hoping to join the fight against coronavirus and return to his role as an air ambulance pilot.

The Duke of Cambridge wants to “do his bit” on the frontline – after 1,408 people were killed by the virus and more than 22,000 remain infected in the UK.

The heir to the throne, 37, spent two years flying medics to emergencies before stepping down in 2017.

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