File photo: A sign requesting people stay two metres apart to try to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is displayed in front of "Out of Order" a 1989 red phone box sculpture by British artist David Mach, in London. Image Credit: AP

London:  Britain on Tuesday registered another 1,610 deaths from coronavirus, a record high since the pandemic hit last year.

The UK's total Covid-19 death toll now stands at 91,470, with a further 33,355 new cases also reported over the last day, taking the total number of infections to nearly 3.5 million.